A Level in Law

Level 1 Diploma
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Course Location

College

Cheadle College

Location

Cheadle College

Further Details

Age

College 16-18

Department

A Levels

Course Start Date

Monday 2nd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

Course Fee

£ 1987.00
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Course Code

CFQ-CL3L-1113

Course Overview

Law is the subject for you if you have a genuine interest in the Law or the English Legal System, if you enjoy an intellectual challenge or if you are interested in becoming a barrister or solicitor.

Law essentially involves the study of the English Legal System and the system of Law Making in England and Wales along with a detailed look at key aspects of Criminal Law, the Law of Tort and Human Rights. You will learn about the nature of law with regards to the differences between criminal law and civil law.

Course Requirements

PLEASE NOTE – YOU MUST APPLY FOR 3 A LEVELS

Standard A Level entry requirements: 5 x GCSE grade 5’s or above (must include Maths and English Language).

What you will Learn

Study visits develop students’ understanding of Law.

Assessment

You will be assessed through written exams, which will be a mixture of question types including multiple choice, short answer and extended response questions.

The A level is awarded on the basis of exams held at the end of the second year which cover the full course.

Progression

Once you’ve finished your Law A level you’ll have picked up a range of useful skills including the ability to analyse, debate, use cases to provide evidence and communicate effectively. These will be a really big help when you continue with your studies at university and in employment.

Career Options

Barrister, Solicitor, Para Legal, Legal Executive, Legal Secretary

Mandatory Units

You will learn about the nature of law with regards to the differences between criminal law and civil law. You will learn about who works in the English Legal System, the civil and criminal court structure and how the law is made.

You will consider in detail the criminal offences of murder and manslaughter, property offences, attempts and general defences. The law on tort including the different types of negligence as well as Human Rights Law.You will develop analytical skills, the skill of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

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Disclaimer

Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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