This subject will develop a comprehensive understanding of the role of Law in today’s society, alongside an awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals and how this applies to their lives.
You will learn where the law comes from: parliamentary law making, delegated legislation and European Union Law. The way in which judges make law will be investigated as will the structure and role of the Courts. An understanding of Substantive Law will include the study and application of Criminal Law (offences against the person), Tort Law and the Law of Contract
You will study:
- The nature of Law and the English Legal System
- Criminal Law
- Tort Law
- Law of Contract
During the course you will develop transferable and higher-order skills that are highly regarded by both Higher Education providers and employers.
Standard A Level entry requirements apply - the minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 5, including Maths, plus Grade 6 in GCSE English Language. Students must also gain a minimum of a Grade 5 in any GCSE which is directly related to Law.
Many of our students have progressed to University and studied Law or related degrees.
- Licensed conveyancer
Alternatively students have progressed to Apprenticeships in Law and related areas.