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Law at Outwood Academy Hemsworth

Course description

Duration: 2 Years

What will I Study? Relating to the law in England. Students will gain an understanding of the English Legal System.

What will I Study?

Law is not just about police, courts and criminals. Law concerns the legal framework on which we build our everyday lives as individuals, family members and our rights as citizens and consumers. The aim of the A Level Law course is to explore the underlying framework of the law and learn about and apply key areas of the law, i.e. Criminal Law and Tort Law. The course leads to a national A Level qualification. The course will focus on: Law making and the legal system The concept of liability Criminal law, The law of tort. This subject relates to the Law in England. Students will gain an understanding of the English Legal System

Students will study both English Legal System and Substantive Law.  This will include examining the civil and criminal courts and developing an understanding of the functions of the Judiciary and Parliament.  Aspects of criminal and Civil law will also be investigated.

Course content

Law making and the legal system

The concept of liability

Criminal Law

The Law of tort


Entry requirements

Students should hold a minimum of 5 A* - C GCSE grades (or the new Grades 4 - 9).


You will be assessed by four examinations, two in each year. there is no course work for this subject.

Future opportunities

Students can use the Law `A` Level, together with their other studies to progress to University or employment. Law is a very useful and flexible subject to study. It provides a basis for future specialised degree study, a platform to training as a Legal Executive, employment into Business or Local Government, finance, publishing, communications, public relations and marketing

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: 17 October 2016
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