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AS/A2 Level Law Applied at Kingsmead School

Course description

Why should I study Law Applied?

Law is relevant to everyday life. We all live in a legal framework. The law governs our conduct and behaviours and every time we buy a product we enter into a contract. Law is one of the most exciting subjects that you can study. You will learn a range of different areas of Law e.g. Criminal Law, Contract Law, Family lawand how the legal system operates.

The course is taught using mini lectures, role play, discussion, research and presentation activities.

What skills can I gain from studying Law Applied?

The skills you will gain from studying Law are highly sought after by employees, especially the skills of analysis, research and communication skills. Studying an Applied course means that your assessments are entirely assignment based meaning you will be taught how to present documents to a range of audiences and learn the importance of time management.

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Entry requirements

National data suggests successful students have achieved 4 A*-C’s at GCSE level with good levels of literacy.

Future opportunities

Many Law students think the course is purely for those wanting to enter the profession- this is not so! Studying Law can complement some of your other studies and can be useful in careers such as teaching, journalism, banking and the public service.

Law is a widely studied subject at university. On completion of academic study some students have progressed onto careers such as barristers, solicitors, legal publishing, criminologist, public services. Please note some universities prefer candidates not to have studied Law at A Level (please see individual university prospectuses).

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Kingsmead School directly.

Last updated date: 07 July 2014
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  • Start date: Next September

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