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Law AS A2 at Weston Favell Academy

Course content

Topics include The Criminal Prosecution Process, European Law, Judicial Precedent, Bail, Law Reform and the Court System.This course is delivered through video-conferencing. A tutor delivers one video conferencing session a week; the other lessons comprise of self-study lessons from distance learning packs. A high proportion of note taking is involved and activities completed are based around legal scenarios and past cases heard by the courts.  Some topics take on an essay format.

Entry requirements

It is not a pre-requisite that you studied this subject at GCSE. As with all A Levels you require a minimum of 5 GCSE passes, or equivalent, at C and above.

Assessment

Three units are studied at AS level and a further three at A2 level. 

Future opportunities

Law degrees (although some universities prefer that you have not previously studied law);  working for the courts, training as legal secretaries and paralegals;  and working for the Police Force, Prison Service and Probation Service will also allow you to apply legal knowledge. The skills developed through the study of AS/A2 Law can lead to a wider range of careers/career paths.  The list above is not exhaustive.

Further information

Law combines well with a range of subjects from the Arts and Humanities.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Weston Favell Academy directly.

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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