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A Level Law at The Windsor Boys' School

Course description

A level Law is the study of English and European law.

The subject matter is diverse in terms of legal issues and coverage.

Topics covered and syllabus codes

The syllabus may be found at: http://www.aqa.co.uk

You will study the Civil and Criminal Courts, sentencing in the courts, criminal appeals and bail. This will include visits to the Magistrates Court and the Crown Court. You will take part in a mock trial.

In addition you will learn about the roles of judges, magistrates and solicitors and barristers.

At A.S. you will learn about how the common law is made through judicial precedent and how judges interpret the law in statutory interpretation

In your A.S. year you will study the criminal law. But at A2 you will study in greater depth offences such as Murder, Manslaughter, Attempts, GBH, ABH, Assaults and general defences such as Insanity and intoxication.

Entry requirements

Law is an academic essay based course and therefore a pre-requisite to study Law is a minimum of a B grade in an essay based subject plus a B grade in Maths and GCSE English Language as students need to have excellent literacy skills.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Windsor Boys' School directly.

Last updated date: 15 August 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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