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Law A Level at Franklin College

Course description

Law is an integral part of our everyday life. AS Law provides an introduction to law and the English legal system. You will study a diverse range of topics from the people behind the law such as; solicitors, barristers, judges and juries to the powers of the Police to stop, search and arrest individuals. The course is delivered using a variety of teaching and learning methods including mock trials, moots and role plays. In the second year, you will study Criminal Law, which includes looking at a number of criminal offences such as murder, manslaughter and assaults as well as related offences.

Entry requirements

Five GCSE grades A*-C or equivalent to include English Language and another written/essay based subject such as English, Literature or History.

Assessment

100% Examination

Future opportunities

A career in the legal profession is the first choice for many students, a large number of whom aim to become solicitors or barristers. Other popular career paths include: legal executive, banking/ commerce, teaching, the probation service and immigration.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Franklin College directly.

Last updated date: 10 August 2016

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