Law A Level at Reading College
This course can help develop your understanding of how laws are made, how the British legal system works and how it affects the individual.
You will gain a greater understanding of legal principles, and a critical awareness of how the law operates and its role in society.
You will learn about a range of legal areas from our experienced staff in our well-equipped classrooms. Studying Law provides you with easily transferable skills for future study and employment.
This course can be studied as part of the Business, Communication or Social Science Pathway.
You will learn how the legal system works and how it affects the individual. By the end of the course you will have developed knowledge
and understanding of legal principles, sources of law, the machinery of justice and legal personnel.
Your study will include the following:
• unit 1: the English legal system
• unit 2: sources of law
• unit 3: criminal law
• unit 4: criminal law (special paper study).
Your Law AS level can be a stand-alone qualification or lead on to A2 study. As part of your studies you will visit various legal institutions such as Crown Courts, the Old Bailey and Westminster.
You will have your own specialist personal tutor who you will meet individually or as part of a group tutorial and they will help you set review and achieve your targets. There is an extensive programme of support to help you make higher education decisions and move on to university. The vast majority of A level students progress successfully to higher education.
There is an extensive programme of enrichment opportunities on offer and you will be encouraged to select from a range including volunteering, work experience, sport and performing.
Six GCSEs grades A* to C including English Language. A minimum of a D grade at AS allows you to progress on to your second year of study.
There is no formal coursework assessment on this course but you will undergo a number of timed assessments.
The fee for international students for the 2016 entrance is £12,950 per year. Scholarships of up to £6,250 are available, for more information on International entries contact email@example.com.
You could progress to a degree course in Law or other subjects such as Criminology. It could also help with progression in a number of legal-related careers including the police force and probation service.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Reading College directly.