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Law A Level at Nightingale Academy

Course description

 

AS

¨ Parliamentary Law Making

¨ Delegated Legislation

¨ Statutory Interpretation

¨ Judicial Precedent

¨ The Civil Courts

¨ The Criminal Courts and lay people

¨ The Judiciary

 A2

¨ Criminal Liability

¨ The Courts: Procedure and Sentencing

¨ Liability in Negligence

¨ The Courts: Procedure and Damages

¨ Murder

¨ Voluntary manslaughter/Involuntary manslaughter

¨ Non-fatal offences against the person

Entry requirements

General entry requirements plus a 5 in English Language

Assessment

Unit 1 – LAW01
Law Making and the Legal System 25% of A Level Externally-assessed examination, 1 hour 30 minutes 96 marks Candidates answer questions on three topics Available in

LAW02 The Concept of Liability 25% of A Level Externally-assessed examination, 1 hour 30 minutes 94 marks Candidates answer questions on two scenarios.

Unit 3 – LAW03 Criminal Law (Offences against the Person) or Contract 25% of A Level Externally-assessed examination, 1 hour 30 minutes 80 marks Candidates answer three questions on one scenario

Unit 4 – LAW04 Criminal Law (Offences against Property) or Tort, and Concepts of Law 25% of A Level Externally-assessed examination, 2 hours 85 marks Candidates answer two questions on one scenario and one essay question.

Future opportunities

Studying law can lead to a career as a  solicitor, Barrister or Police officer or   other less well known legal careers such as Paralegals, Legal cashiers, Legal secretaries. Studding law also prepares you for a career outside of law because studding law will give  you many transferable skills you can use in other employment areas. All universities recognise Law GCE  as a qualification to study on an LLB course or any other course except medicine. 

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 18 April 2017
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