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Law A Level at Rosebery School

Course description

Students are introduced to the key areas of the English Legal System, including the English court structure and the processes behind making law. The AQA specification focuses on criminal liability, where students will be expected to identify criminal offences in given problem scenarios. Students will also be introduced to tort law, in particular the law on negligence, and the law on human rights.

Entry requirements

English Language (grade 5).

Assessment

Paper 1: The nature of law and the English legal system. Criminal law. Written exam: 2 hours. A combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

Paper 2: The nature of law and the English legal system. Tort law. Written exam: 2 hours. A combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

Paper 3: The nature of law and the English legal system. Human rights. Written exam: 2 hours. A combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions

Future opportunities

The course encourages you to acquire analytical and problem solving skills by applying rules. You will develop the ability to substantiate and communicate arguments and conclusions clearly and succinctly. As such, an A Level in Law provides an excellent background for university and careers, not only in law but also in journalism, local and central government, public relations, teaching and a range of management and business areas.

Further information

Formal teaching, class discussion, group work, videos, visiting speakers, visits to court and Parliament.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Rosebery School directly.

Last updated date: 14 February 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 years

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