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Law A Level at Central Foundation Boys School

Course description

The study of law helps develop your analytical ability and critical thinking skills. It also develops your problem solving skills through the application of legal rules, together with an understanding of legal method and reasoning. You will be required to study criminal and civil liability; each providing intriguing cases that have helped shape and develop our legal system. The study of Law also contributes to your understanding of Spiritual, Moral, Ethical and Social issues. These issues tend to permeate the subject, affecting any discussion of what law should be.

We run a programme of events and support for those students who want to become lawyers, this includes visits by solicitors and barristers and the chance to have a successful lawyer as a mentor when going through our UCAS support programme which is run in conjunction with a top City of London law firm.

Entry requirements

To be considered for this course as part of a full A level programme you will need an average GCSE point score of 6 (B) including a minimum of grade 6 (B) in Maths and English.

Assessment

100% examination with AQA

Year 12 AS 2 x exams in June

Year 13 A2 2 x exams in June

Future opportunities

Law is a highly respected subject providing you with the skills needed in preparation to study at degree level or to pursue a wide range of careers.

Law provides a useful background for the further study of law either, as the main subject or subsidiary part of a degree, foundation degree or for the many professional qualifications which have a law component. Many of our students have successfully gone on to study Law, Politics, Journalism, History and Business to name a few. Law is also beneficial to those that choose to go into employment as the skills you acquire on the course will be required in any career path.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Central Foundation Boys School directly.

Last updated date: 02 February 2017
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