In Newport

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Newport (Isle of Wight)
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College, Medina Way,, PO30 5TA

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Course programme

You will need to have completed the AS Level in this subject to an appropriate level before you can enrol.

OPEN LEARNING is a way of studying by a "non-traditional" method, where you can study at your own pace and fit in your learning with work and family commitments. It is ideal for anyone who is unable to attend classes on a regular basis. This course is perfect if you want to achieve an A Level for further study, work or just out of interest

An understanding of the Law is useful in many areas of work, and will provide a sound foundation for a career as a solicitor or barrister. Knowing your rights will also help you learn how to protect yourself in a variety of situations. With this course you will cover many key aspects of English law and its practice. This course will help you:
  • gain and understanding of the way the law affects individuals, groups and institutions
  • understand the ways in which English law is created, administered and changed
  • evaluate the effectiveness of legal rules, institutions and procedures in the modern worldcover many key aspects of English law and its practice
  • develop a sound foundation for a career as a solicitor or barrister
  • cover many key aspects of English law and its practice
The course has been written in a practical and interactive style with activities and self-check questions. The course materials are:
  • self-contained topics that are structured to help you learn

You will need to obtain the following books for this course:

AQA A2 Law for student's book by Guy Blundell, (ISBN 9789748798667), published by Nelson Thornes


AQA Law for A2 by Jacqueline Martin & Denis Lanser (9780340973646), published by Hodder Education

University entrance


Mode of study - open/distance learning.

Study time - Each of the topics is self-contained and takes about 2-3 hours of study time. If you intend to take the exam and plan on studying every topic, you will need to study for at least 5 hours per week for approximately 9 months

Duration - all A2 Level subjects are studied over one academic year.

Start date - enrolment can take place anytime throughout the year but A2 Level exams are set for May/June and January. It is therefore a good idea to enrol at the earliest opportunity to give you the maximum amount of time to complete the course.

Examination structure - This course will prepare you to sit the A2 Units for the AQA specification 2161.These units can be taken individually in the months indicated below (modular assessment) or altogether at the end of the course (linear assessment).

Unit 3 - 1 hour 30 minutes available Jan/Jun

Unit 4 - 2 hours available June only

2 written exams

Subjects covered by the course:

Unit 3: Contract Law

Unit 4: Tort

Topics to cover negligence, occupier's liability, nuisance and escape of dangerous things, vicarious liability, defences and remedies

Concepts of Law

Topics to cover law and morals, law and justice, judicial creativity, fault and balancing conflicting interests

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A2 Law

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