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Law A-Level at Bristol Brunel Academy

Course description

Apply the law to complex scenarios in both criminal and civil law to reach a verdict – you are the judge! Explore the relationship between the legal system and society.

Course content

Year 1
  • Law Making and the Legal System: Opportunity to learn about how our legal system works involves looking closely at the Court structure, the roles of legal professionals and the procedures for creating the law. 
  • The Concept of Liability: Looking at how lawyers attempt to prove a person is guilty of a crime. Provides an introduction to the criminal law, looking at historical and recent cases and applying the law to a problem.
Year 2
  • Offences Against the Person: Module covers the possible criminal offences that can be committed against another person, these include ABH, Assault, GBH, Murder and Manslaughter. 
  • Offences against property /Concepts of Law: Offences against property include studying the law on theft, criminal damage, burglary and fraud. Concepts of law involves the in-depth study of theoretical and sociological elements of the law.


Entry requirements

Grade B in English Literature or Language GCSE.


100% examination.

Future opportunities


Prepares students for university study in any humanities subjects including law. Provides students with skills of problem solving; critical thinking and analysis to prepare them for their future. Promoting social awareness and understanding.


Legal profession; criminal justice system; police force; education; social work; business.


How to apply

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

Last updated date: 29 April 2015

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