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Law A Level at Prince Henry's Grammar School, Otley

Course description

The study of law helps develop your analytical ability and critical thinking. It also develops problem solving skills through the application of legal rules. Law is a well-respected, popular and useful course and the skills that you acquire will not only support you through your academic studies but will also equip you with essential skills for higher education or the working world. 

Course content

  • The Legal System and Criminal Law
  • Law making and the Law of Tort
  • The Nature of Law
  • Human Rights Law

Entry requirements

In order to cope with the demands of the course, students should have gained at least grade 5 in English at GCSE and at least grade 4 in Mathematics.


The assessment is at the end of the 2-year course. You will sit three 2 hours written examinations. Each examination is worth 33.3% of the A Level.

Future opportunities

Study at A level 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. Equally, material studied would be useful for candidates intending to pursue business careers or careers in Psychology or Criminology.

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: 01 November 2017
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