A Level Law

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Course Outline

At A-level students, develop a knowledge and understanding of the legal system and an ability to evaluate its operation and performance. The course introduces students to substantive law and requires them to apply aspects of criminal law and civil law in different case studies.

Content covered in Year 12:

The Legal system and criminal law
Law making and the law of tort


Paper 1: 2 hour written paper (33.3% of A-level)  
Paper 2: 2 hour written paper (33.3% of A-level)                                 
Paper 3: 2 hour written paper (33.3% of A-level) 

Into the future …

This course is widely accepted as an entrance qualification to study Law at university. However, it is also suitable as a subject for those considering many other careers, including business and finance.

Click here to view the KS5 Curriculum Booklet.