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Law A2 at Warlingham School

Course description

Law This course is designed to give students a well rounded understanding of the English Legal System and some in-depth knowledge of selected areas of substantive law. This is a modular course which can be pursued for either 1 or 2 years. AS The course offers students the opportunity to focus on the following modules: Law making This involves a study of English Law and how lawis made. Dispute Solving This is a study of how disputes are solved and the personnel involved in this process. The Concept of Legal Liability An introduction to the Criminal law, the law of Tort and the applicable sanctions and remedies. A2 The course offers study of the following modules: Criminal Law (offences against the person) This involves a study of both fatal and non-fatal offences against the person along with applicable defences. Law of Tort A study of Negligence, Occupiers Liability, Strict & Vicarious Liability and applicable defences. Concepts of Law A synoptic study of social concepts of the law based upon earlier learning on the course. Assessment Format Assessment is by way of examination in the summer term at the end of years 1 and 2. Both series of examinations will consist of 3 papers each based upon a module studied during the year. AS Unit 1 - 162/3% of the total A level marks - 1 hr Unit 2 - 162/3% of the total A level marks - 1 hr Unit 3 - 162/3% of the total A level marks - 1 hr A2 Unit 4 - 15% of the total A level marks - 11/4 hrs Unit 5 - 15% of the total A level marks - 11/4 hrs Unit 6 - 20% of the total A level marks - 11/2 hrs During the course students will develop the necessary skills to read law, and develop logical arguments. Students will gain the knowledge and skills to resolve disputes within the law.

Entry requirements

GCSE Grade B in English Language and preferably Maths/Humanities

Future opportunities

You could take this course with other Advanced level courses to prepare for higher education in areas of law, business studies, politics and more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to law such as a Lawyer, Solicitor or Barrister. The course will also help you develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many other employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 26 May 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year