AS/A2 Law

Hugh Baird College

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Important information

  • A Level
  • Liverpool
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

The AS is designed to encourage students interest in law, with an introduction to the legal system and substantive law, plus application of aspects of criminal law and civil law, with a choice of topics, including Civil Courts, the Criminal Courts and the Judiciary, and Parliamentary Law Making, and Judicial Precedent.

Important information

Requirements: In order to qualify for this course, students must; *Have 5 GCSEs at grade C, including English Language, *It is recommended that candidates should have at least a grade D in GCSE Maths and a keen interest in current affairs. No prior knowledge of the Law is necessary but candidates should have good written communication skills.

Level 3

Government funding available

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Liverpool
Balliol Road, Bootle, L20 7EW, Merseyside, England
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Course programme



Law AS/A2
What will I study?
The AS is designed to encourage students interest in law, with an introduction to the legal system and substantive law, plus application of aspects of criminal law and civil law, with a choice of topics, including Civil Courts, the Criminal Courts and the Judiciary, and Parliamentary Law Making, and Judicial Precedent. This flexibility enables the course to focus on topics that students find most interesting. At A2, the specification further develops knowledge of the legal system and substantive law, and offers a choice of criminal or contract law.

How can I progress?
On successful completion of the AS Law course (and with a satisfactory reference), students can progress onto A2 Law, possibly leading to higher education.

What will I need to qualify for this course?
In order to qualify for this course, students must; *Have 5 GCSEs at grade C, including English Language, *It is recommended that candidates should have at least a grade D in GCSE Maths and a keen interest in current affairs. No prior knowledge of the Law is necessary but candidates should have good written communication skills.

Course Structure
Whilst studying towards this qualification the following modules will be covered; *Law Making and the Legal System; Topic List Section A: Law Making -Parliamentary Law Making, -Delegated Legislation, -Statutory Interpretation, -Judicial Precedent. Section B: The Legal System -The civil courts and other forms of dispute resolution, -The criminal courts and lay people, -The legal profession and other sources of advice and funding, -The judiciary. *The Concept of Liability: Topic List Section A: Introduction to Criminal Liability -Underlying principles of criminal liability, -The courts: procedure and sentencing. Section B: Introduction to Tort -Liability in negligence, -The courts: procedure and damages.

Course Duration
1 year

Qualification Level
Level 3

Career
*Lawyer *Banker *Accountant *Retail Manager *Civil Servant *Marketer


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