Would you like to…..?
- Learn the logic behind legal thinking
- Understand how and why laws are made
- Find out more about your own rights and responsibilities
- Get a valuable overview of the law
- Make informed decisions about future study
Even if you aren’t aiming for a career in the legal profession, a grounding in law is valuable on your CV. That’s because a GCE in Law helps you to think in a very logical way by breaking a problem into its component parts. And in many managerial positions, a basic understanding of law is a distinct advantage.
A GCE in Law will enhance your chances of being accepted into university, either to take a law degree, a social science or business degree, or any other course of study. So whether you want a career in the law, or in other areas like education, human resources, finance or business, A Level Law can really open doors for you.
What you will study:
Year 12 (AS) – Law Making and The English Legal System and an introduction to Criminal Law and Tort Law (including: Juries, how laws are made, assault, grievous bodily harm and negligence)
100% Examination: two papers; both taken in Summer.
Year 13 (A2) – Criminal Law: Offences Against the Person and Offences Against Property. (Including: Murder; Manslaughter; Theft; Robbery; Burglary; Blackmail; Defences)
100% Examination: both taken in Summer.
5 GCSE’s at grade C and above including English, and a grade C or above in a Humanities subject (History, Geography or Religious Studies)
Examination Board (AQA)
Please visit their web site at www.AQA.org.uk
and follow the link to GCE Law for further information or contact Miss J Boxall (Humanities).
BTEC Level 3 Applied Law
In year 12 you will study 3 units:
Unit 1 dispute solving in the legal system (10 credits)
Unit 2 Understanding law making (10 credits)
Unit 3 Aspects of legal liability (10 credits)
In year 13 you will study a further 3 units:
Unit 4: unlawful homicide and police powers
Unit 5 aspects of property offences and police powers
Unit 8: aspects of the law of tort
For further information students need to contact Miss J Boxall.