AS/A Level Law

Wakefield College
In Wakefield

Higher than £ 9000
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  • A Level
  • Wakefield
  • Duration:
    2 Years
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One of the most popular subjects Wakefield College Sixth Form, the study of Law will provide you with the analytical and problem-solving skills needed to succeed in Higher Education or Employment. Our Learning Resource Centre and well equipped teaching rooms provide the support you need to get the most out of this subject. Our teaching staff have many years' experience of delivering this very specialised subject. You will also have the opportunity to visit local courts as well as participating in a programme of guest lectures, from legal specialists such as working magistrates, solicitors, the police and university law departments.

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Where and when

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Margaret Street, WF1 2DH, West Yorkshire, England
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· Requirements

5 GCSEs at A*-C (or new grade 9-4), including English Language AND GCSE grade A*-B (or new grade 6), in Maths


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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Problem Solving

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Course programme

What you will Study This course will enable you to develop an understanding of the principles of English Law and the structure of major aspects of the English Legal System. You will investigate how Law is made and the role of judges, juries and the legal profession. You will learn about aspects of criminal law, for example offences against the person, the law of homicide and the various property crimes. You will also study aspects of civil law including the law of tort contract and human rights. Finally, you will study some of the more philosophical elements of the subject such as the relationship between law, morality and justice.
How you will Learn Teaching and learning will be mainly through lectures, supported by small group work, case studies and presentations. You will be expected to expand classwork with additional reading prior to and after lessons. Essay writing and problem solving exercises will also be used to assess your progress in this subject.

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Fee Information Tuition and certification are free if you are aged 16-18. Related additional costs may include materials, equipment, visits, and residentials, which are payable by all students. Any student registered with an Awarding Body who has been given free entry and subsequently withdraws or is withdrawn by a tutor will incur the certification fee associated with the course. Any re-sit examination will incur a cost. Different fees apply to international/overseas students and those studying this qualification...

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