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Law A Level at Stockton Sixth Form College

Course description

Why study Law?

  • I am thinking of a career in the legal profession
  • I am interested in learning more about things I have seen on TV or in the news about crime
  • I am interested in examining actual cases that have been through the courts
  • I want to experience contact with the legal profession. 

Course content

  • Practical information about how the courts are structured
  • Learning about the powers of the police, the role of judges and how laws are made
  • Learning how to identify offences and why some cases go to court and others do not
  • Examining issues like; what is murder and what is manslaughter?
  • Why is 90% of crime in the UK drug-related? 

Entry requirements

Stockton Sixth Form College prides itself on having options for students of different abilities, and would advise any prospective student interested in applying, whatever their predicted grades, to get in touch so that a suitable programme of study can be discussed.

The college has a flexible timetable whereby almost all combinations of subjects are possible. Students will be advised of any non-compatible subject choices, if appropriate, at enrolment.

Assessment

  • By examination.

Future opportunities

Study of Law at university.

The course will develop a wide range of skills useful in careers as Legal Executives, work in the Court Services, forensics or in the police.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stockton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 20 December 2016
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