A-Level Law at West Kent College
The topics covered will provide fascinating insights into legal processes and structures and give you a clear understanding of law in action. You will explore subjects such as the English legal system, the courts and principles of sentencing, as well as real criminal cases to establish who is criminally liable and what laws have been broken. You will also have the opportunity to explore issues of human rights and discuss the controversial outcomes and issues that derive from such cases.
• The legal system
• Criminal law
• Law making
• The law of tort
• The nature of law
• Human rights
You will need five GCSEs at Grades A*-C/9-4 including English and mathematics and Grade B/6 or above in a related subject.
A-Level Law is a two-year linear program, with students sitting three examinations at the end of the course. These three examinations will form the A-Level grade. Throughout the two years students will receive regular assessments in the style of the examination. Additionally, students can expect to be assessed through activities in the lesson. All work will be assessed against examination board standards with all work receiving feedback.
Upon completing this course you will be equipped to move on to university, a higher apprenticeship or employment. Law is a highly regarded subject and can lead to many careers besides law and the legal system.
How to apply
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