Law, A Level | Weston College

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September 2019
2 Years
Course code ALLAWD1LC

Law, A Level

What will I do on this A Level?

This course will develop your understanding of the legal system, covering aspects of criminal law, tort (negligence), and a choice between contract law and human rights. You will also learn how and why laws are created, with consideration of justice, morality and the power of judges to make laws.

You will have the opportunity to witness the law in action by visiting local magistrates’ courts, the Royal Courts of Justice, Supreme Court and the Houses of Parliament. We also arrange for guest speakers to talk to you about their roles in the justice system.

How will I be assessed?

You will sit exams in your second year.

What could I do after this A Level?

You could apply to study law at degree-level, or take further courses at the College – including our Chartered Institute of Legal Executives course, which allows you to qualify as a legal executive.


Entry Requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 and above, including English and maths.

Course Level

Level 3

Category & Subject Area

A Levels Courses for 16 to 18-year-olds Law

Location

Loxton campus

iAn interview is required for this course.

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What Our Students Say

Isabelle Bailes, Law and Practice, CILEX Professional Diploma


Isabelle Bailes

“The course really expanded my knowledge of law and I learnt new things every week”

Course: Law and Practice, CILEX Professional Diploma

What next? To qualify as a chartered legal executive and further my career within my firm.

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