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Law A Level at John Cabot Academy

Course description

Apply the law to complex scenarios in both criminal and civil law to reach a verdict – you are the judge! Explore the relationship between the legal system and society.

Course content

Year 1

Law Making and the Legal System: Opportunity to learn about how our legal system works involves looking closely at the Court structure, the roles of legal professionals and the procedures for creating the law. 

The Concept of Liability: Looking at how lawyers attempt to prove a person is guilty of a crime. Provides an introduction to the criminal law, looking at historical and recent cases and applying the law to a problem.

Offences Against the Person: Module covers the possible criminal offences that can be committed against another person, these include ABH, Assault, GBH, Murder and Manslaughter. 

Offences against property /Concepts of Law: Offences against property include studying the law on theft, criminal damage, burglary and fraud. Concepts of law involves the in-depth study of theoretical and sociological elements of the law.

Year 2
Progression

Prepares students for university study in any humanities subjects including Law. Provides students with skills of problem solving; critical thinking and analysis to prepare them for their future. Promoting social awareness and understanding.

Entry requirements

Grade B in English Literature or Language GCSE.

Assessment

100% examination.

Future opportunities

Prepares students for university study in any humanities subjects including Law. Provides students with skills of problem solving; critical thinking and analysis to prepare them for their future. Promoting social awareness and understanding.

Careers

Legal profession; criminal justice system; police force; education; social work; business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact John Cabot Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 October 2017

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