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AQA A Level Law at The Canterbury Academy

Course description

Studying law gives students an understanding of the role of law in today's society and raises their awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals. By learning about legal rules and how and why they apply to real life, students also develop their analytical ability, decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. All these skills are highly sought after by higher education and employers.

 

Topics are clearly structured and include:

 

• The nature of law and the English legal system

• Private law

• Public law

• Legal skills

Course content

The course is assessed through three examination units comprising: ·         Paper 1: o   The nature of law and the English legal system o   Criminal law

 

  • Paper 2:
    • The nature of law and the English legal system
    • Tort
  • Paper 3:
  • The nature of law and the English legal system
  • Human rights

Entry requirements

We would recommend a grade B at GCSE in the chosen or a related subject, along with at least a grade 6 in English.

Future opportunities

Students who study law may choose to apply for further law or legal studies at university. This course is also accepted as a good academic A Level for many higher education options.

Recently students have gone on to study business-management, criminology and psychology with law. 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 07 November 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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