Law A level **FEES PAYABLE** at Acorn Independent College
Law is a fascinating subject and often not what students who take it expect it to be. Law A Level students will learn about the significance of the separation of the judiciary from the legislative bodies and about the legal systems in the UK, the USA, Europe, and international law. It will also teach students about the basis by which law is created and the role of morality, philosophy, and justice in law making and enforcement.
Although details of previous school reports and examination results may be considered, previous academic achievements are not our only criteria. At Acorn House, we value eagerness to learn and willingness to work hard. After discussing possible courses, an offer of a place is made if the student’s aims appear to be compatible with those of the College.
Students who want to be lawyers or to study law at university should consider taking A Levels in facilitating subjects such as History or English Literature but credible candidates for law degrees are expected to know and to understand the law and Law A Level can help them to achieve this.
The Two-year programme is designed for students who have completed their GCSE courses. Most students will study four AS subjects in their first year, and three of these subjects at A2 in the second year.
The One-Year Fast-Track A Level programme runs from September to June and offers an intensive approach to the student’s chosen subject. This one-year focused approach can be useful for those who have studied AS Levels or A Levels elsewhere but may not have achieved their desired grade and wish to retake their exams.
Our 18 Month A Level course option begins in January. It is particularly suited to students who are wishing to retake the full 2-year A Level course, but who were unable to begin in September, or who wish to move schools following a term in Lower Sixth elsewhere. The first year’s worth of modules for the A Level course will be condensed into the Spring and Summer terms in Lower Sixth, ending in June. Students will then be able to complete their final year of A Level study in the ordinary calendar structure, from September to June.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Acorn Independent College directly.