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Law A level at Havering Sixth Form College

Course description

Have you ever wondered about how a Criminal Trial is conducted or how laws are made? Studying A-Level Law will give you the opportunity to study various types of Law and the system of rules that govern our society.

Course content

Students will have the opportunity to visit legal institutions, attend conferences and take part in national debate competitions.

A-level Law provides a foundation for pursuing a career in Law, as recognised by many universities and employers.

You can expect to:

Learners will complete two units in the first year:

  1. Law Making & the Legal System.
  2. The Concept of Liability: Criminal Law and Tort.

Entry requirements

One grade B and four grade Cs at GCSE, C Grade English Language GCSE.


Exam Board -AQA

100% Exam

Financial information

Compulsory Cost

£20 - A charge for workbooks/revision booklets.

Optional Cost

£15 - Visit to National Youth Conference on Crime & Punishment.

Future opportunities

Whilst it is not a requirement to study Law at A-Level in order to undertake a Law degree many students who study Law progress on to Law degrees and an A-Level in Law is widely accepted as a qualification for many other degree choices. Career options include qualification as a solicitor, barrister or legal executive. Past students have also entered careers in the civil service, local government, teaching, banking and the police force.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Havering Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years