Law A Level at Upton Hall F C J
Students of Law will study both Criminal Law and the Law governing the rules of Negligence. AS students will also learn about some of the key people involved in the legal system. A2 students will continue to study different areas of criminal law as well as considering conceptual issues. Studying Law develops students’ problem solving skills through the application of legal rules to real life scenarios. A Level Law is excellent preparation for students who wish to progress to degree level study or pursue a wide variety of careers.
We require students to have a minimum of a grade B at English Language to study AS Law.
AS TOPICS & ASSESSMENT
1. Law Making and the Legal System -Magistrates and Jury -Judicial Precedent -Delegated Legislation
2. The Concept of Liability -What makes a criminal offence? -When is a defendant liable for negligence?
A LEVEL TOPICS AND ASSESSMENT
3. Criminal Law Offences Against the Person -Non Fatal Offences against the Person -Murder -Manslaughter -General Defences, for example, intoxication. -Evaluation
4. Offences Against the Property and Concepts of Law -Theft, Burglary, Robbery, Criminal Damage and Making Off without Payment -Law and Morality, Judicial Creativity and Fault.
Students of AS and A Level Law will have the opportunity to take part in the Bar Mock Trial organised by the National Citizenship Foundation. A Level Law can lead to a wide variety of careers including those in Law, Business, Human Resources, Marketing and Social Work to name just a few.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Upton Hall F C J directly.