Law A level at Woking College
The course covers the working of the English legal system and includes the courts and personnel as well as the roles played by Parliament and Europe in creating laws. Modules include law making, dispute solving, the roles within the legal system and criminal law. This is an area of study new to most students, so no previous knowledge is necessary.
Component 1 - Examination: The English Legal System (2 hours - 30%)
- Section A: At least two essay questions
- Section B: At least one application question
Component 2 - Examination: Sources of Law (1 hour - 20%)
- Section A: Two source-based questions
Component 3 - Examination: Criminal Law (2 hours - 30%)
- Section A: One essay question
- Section B: One problem question
- Section C: One dilemma board question
Component 4 - Examination: Criminal Law Special Study (1 hour, 30 minutes - 25%)
- Section A: Three source questions based on a pre-released study booklet
Five A*- C grades (or equivalent 4+) including at least a grade 4 in English Language.
Examination = 100%
Whether you intend to pursue a career in law or have a passing interest, the pervasiveness of law means that it is a highly valued area of education for all careers. The discipline and approach developed during the study of law will prepare you for a large variety of careers. These might include finance, commerce, journalism, politics, civil service, local government, business management, academia and of course, the law.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Woking College directly.