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Law AS A2 at Elizabeth Woodville School

Course description

Aim AS and A level Law provide students with an experience and an understanding of the procedures of Law and the legal system in England and Wales. As students progress through the course, their analytical and research skills are developed and they expand their vocabulary. As Law is continually changing, this course is always developing in order to remain contemporary, and draws on stories and topics from current affairs.

Course content

RelevanceLaw is relevant to every one of us, and this course equips students with knowledge of the legal system that can be used in everyday life. The AS and A level Law is relevant in some way to almost every career. Law gives the students a foundation for further study in Law/legal related subjects.The AS level modules include:Module 1           Sources of LawModule 2           Machinery of JusticeModule 3           Legal Personnel The AS may be awarded as a discrete qualification or count as 50% of the A2. The A2 level modules include:Module 4           Criminal Law and JusticeModule 5           Criminal Law and JusticeModule 6           Criminal Law and Justice

Entry requirements

It is advisable that students wishing to enter an Advanced Level course should be aiming to achieve at least a B grade in that subject at GCSE level.  For non GCSE subjects such as Psychology and Sociology a grade C in English is a requirement.  It is advised that students sitting the Advanced courses in Maths and Science should have sat the Higher GCSE papers, achieving an A/B grade.Students undertaking this course must be good independent learners.


AS Level : three written examinations.A2 Level : three written examinations. Informal assessment is continuous throughout AS and A2 by regular marked assignments set by the tutor.

Further information

 *Video Conferencing is where the subject is taught via a live link with an external tutor.  Law will be taught through video conferencing unless there is a group of 12 or more when it will be taught by in school staff. Student’s Comments“Not only do I find the subject intriguing but the method of teaching is something different that I seem to get on with very well.  The video conferencing sessions are exciting and the time just flies by.  The teaching pack is easy to use and I find I work with it very well.”    

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Elizabeth Woodville School directly.

Last updated date: 16 November 2015
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