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Law - A-Level at Pendleton Sixth Form College

Course description

Law is a very popular subject and covers a wide range of interesting topics. Whilst studying on this course, you will have the opportunity to visit the criminal courts and will also benefit from lectures given by visiting speakers such as practicing solicitors and legal apprentices.

Course content

You will study:

  • Criminal law
  • English legal system
  • Sources of law (common law and statute)
  • Law of torts
  • Law of contracts

Entry requirements

You would be expected to have 3 GCSE grades B/5s and 3 GCSE grades C/4s.


A level law is assessed via three formal written examinations at the end of the two years

Financial information

All full-time courses are free to 16-18 year olds who are an EU citizen.

Future opportunities

This subject provides a valuable first step for a career in law. Apart from the professions of solicitor and barrister, there are a many law-related careers such as a legal executive, paralegal, police officer or any role within the criminal justice system. You could progress onto university, employment or onto an apprenticeship

Further information

You will have a mentor who ensures that your training fits your requirements and offers the skills needed for the job

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 September 2018
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