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Law at Budmouth College

Course description

A rewarding mix of theory and real life, the study of Law throws light on the public worlds of news, politics and crime.

Course content

Law making by parliament and the judiciary; statutory interpretation; crime (offences against the person); tort; contract. Concepts such as law and morals and law and justice.

Lay people: juries and magistrates.

Crime: homicides; offences against the person; property offences and defences.

Tort: negligence, nuisance and occupier’s liability.

Contract law

Concepts: law and morals; balancing conflicting interests and law and justice.

TAUGHT THROUGH:

Seminars; discussion; independent research; quizzes and games; self and peer assessment; visits; case studies.

Entry requirements

Grade 5 or above in English GCSE, Grade B or above in Law GCSE if taken.

Assessment

AS (if taken): • 2 Written Exams

A Level: • 3 Written Exams

Future opportunities

What could you be?

Solicitor; Barrister; Legal Executive; Police Officer; Human Resources Manager.

Where could you go?

University of Exeter - Law; University of Leicester - Law; Buckinghamshire University - Police Studies; University of West of England - Law; Local Law Firm - Legal Apprenticeship.

Recent student destinations:

University of Leicester - Law; University of Cardiff - Law; University of the West of England - Law; University of Exeter - Law; University of Portsmouth - Human Resource Management; University of Bristol - Law.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Budmouth College directly.

Last updated date: 07 November 2016

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