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Law A Level at Rosedale College

Course description

This course will provide students with a good introductory knowledge and understanding of law. It will develop skills of analysis, reasoning, logic and critical thinking. It is suitable for anybody who has an interest in law and the legal system, and complements other Humanities subjects, such as Government and Politics and Sociology.

Course content

The course will explore and develop the following topics of interest:

AS LEVEL LAW
- English Legal System
- Sources of Law

A2 LEVEL LAW
- Criminal Law Special Study
- Criminal Law

Entry requirements

Students must have achieved a minimum of 5 A*- C grades or the equivalent, including a grade B in English and a grade C in GCSE Mathematics.

Assessment

AS LEVEL LAW
- Two written examinations

A2 LEVEL LAW
- Two written examinations

Future opportunities

A Level Law is not a prerequisite for entry to legal careers but is accepted, with other subjects, as a qualification for entry to Law degree courses at almost all universities. Many students opt to pursue degrees in other subjects other than Law and then take the one year conversion course Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) sometimes referred to as the CPE. An A Level in Law is recognised as being a valid and useful qualification by employers in a variety of careers such as Local Government, Accountancy, Librarianship, Social Work, Journalism, Estate Agent and many other careers.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 13 July 2015

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