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Law GCE AS Level (Marple Campus) at Cheadle & Marple Sixth Form College

Course description

Law is the subject for you if you have a genuine interest in the Law or the English Legal System, if you enjoy an intellectual challenge or if you are interested in becoming a barrister or solicitor.

Law essentially involves the study of the English Legal System and the system of Law Making in England and Wales along with a detailed look at key aspects of Criminal Law, specifically in year two.

In your first year you will learn about who works in the English Legal System, the criminal offences of assault and battery, actual and grievous bodily harm, the law of negligence as well as the criminal and civil processes.

In second year, you will consider in detail the criminal offences of murder and manslaughter, the non-fatal offences against the person, the fraudulent and non- fraudulent property offences and the key concepts of law.

You will develop analytical skills, the skill of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Course content

AS Level (year one) Unit One - Law Making and the Legal System Unit Two - The Concept of Liability A Level (year two) Unit Three - Criminal Law (Offences Against the Person) Unit Four - Criminal Law (Offences Against Property) and the Concepts of Law

Entry requirements

A grade C or above in GCSE English Language is required.

Assessment

There are two examinations for AS and two examinations for A2. There is no coursework!

Further information

• Teachers with extensive exam board experience • Every year over half of our A level Law students go on to study Law at University • Consistently good exam results • Extensive work experience opportunities provided • A European Law trip, a trip to London and Parliament, court visits and revision conferences are usually organised for our students • For further information please contact Mike Barber (Head of Subject)

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: 20 May 2014
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

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