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A level Law at Garforth Academy

Course description

This course will give you a firm grounding of English & Welsh law & will enable you to develop knowledge, understanding, and critical awareness of the structure, personnel & functions of the legal system. It will also serve to illuminate the importance of government & politics in the UK.

Course content

Paper 1: The Legal system and Criminal Law – Exam (2 hours) - 33.3% of grade

This component introduces students to the legal system. It also introduces students to the concept of liability through an introduction to criminal law. This component is split into two sections, Section A: the legal system and Section B: criminal law.

Paper 2: Law making and the Law of Tort – Exam (2 hours) – 33.3% of grade

Section A requires students to answer questions on law making and Section B contains questions about the law of Tort. Each topic is divided into several sub-topics that are studied in depth over the course of the two years. Law making in England & Wales as well as the EU provides a focal point for section A while section B provides an introduction to civil liability, amongst other relevant issues.

Paper 3: Further Law – Exam (2 hours) – 33.3% of grade

This component will enable learners to extend their study of law. They will explore and consider in more detail the nature of law and develop their legal knowledge through the study of one option, either human rights law or the law of contract. This component is split into two sections, Section A: the nature of law and Section B: human rights law or the law of contract.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grades 9-4;

Grade 4 in GCSE English Language

How to apply

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Last updated date: 17 November 2017
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