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Law A Level at Stationers Crown Woods Academy

Course description

YOU ARE Your own experience and the media’s fascination with law-related stories means that this subject is relevant, interesting and popular. Quite apart from the capacity to work hard, law students require good communication, logical reasoning, analytical, problem-solving and time-management skills.

Course content

We are an established and thriving department which is well-resourced and uses the most up-to-date materials and ICT facilities. Trips are arranged with local law enforcement agencies, legal professionals and the criminal courts like the famous Old Bailey. Assessment is 100% examination. The AS qualification looks at sources of law, how the law works and is interpreted. We study judges, juries and the criminal justice system with a focus on issues such as assault and battery, contract law and civil claims. At A2, homicide, theft, robbery and burglary together with theories of law are explored. The exams include a mixture of short questions which test knowledge and questions which are based on a problem scenario which requires students to apply their knowledge to give a legal opinion.

Entry requirements

Grade C in GCSE English.

Future opportunities

A Level Law provides an excellent background for university and careers not only in Law, but also in Journalism, Local and Central Government, PR, Teaching, Management and Business. Some famous lawyers that you might have heard of include: Gandhi, Kafka, Barrack Obama, Bill & Hillary Clinton, Tony & Cherie Blair and Lenin.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Stationers Crown Woods Academy directly.

Last updated date: 15 June 2015

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