Stanmore College

Law AS/A Level

Stanmore College
In Stanmore

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Typology A Level
Location Stanmore
Duration 2 Years
  • A Level
  • Stanmore
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

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Government funding available

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Where and when
Starts Location
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Stanmore
Elm Park, HA7 4BQ, Middlesex, England
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Starts On request
Location
Stanmore
Elm Park, HA7 4BQ, Middlesex, England
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· Requirements

7 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English. How long is the course? The course is divided into AS and A2. Students can take AS over one year or both AS & A2 units over two years to make up a full A Level. Cost: Approx £20 plus costs for visits. Approx £30 plus for books.

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Course programme

LAW AS/A LEVEL

Examination Board: OCR Syllabus AS 3839 A2 7839

LWAS

How long is the course?
The course is divided into AS and A2. Students can take AS over one year or both AS & A2 units over two years to make up a full A Level.

Cost:
Approx £20 plus costs for visits. Approx £30 plus for books.

Is there an interview?
Yes

What can I progress to?
Higher Education
Employment
A qualification in Law is useful in pursuing a number of careers - in the law itself, banking, business, accountancy, etc.

Possible Subject Combinations
The course combines well with a wide variety of other Advanced Level courses.

Extra Curricular Activities
All students can add to their main programme of study by taking part in a wide range of clubs, groups, societies and courses. Not only are the activities fun, they also develop skills and provide new and fulfilling experiences, as well as enhancing applications to Higher Education and employment.

What is the course about?

AS Level- Year l
Unit 1: The English Legal System

Civil Courts and other methods of dispute resolution
Police Power
Criminal process and the criminal courts
Penal system
The Legal Profession
Judges, Juries and Magistrates
Provision of Legal Services

Unit 2: Sources of Law
Doctrine of Precedent
Legislation
Statutory interpretation
European Law
Law Reform
If students wish to progress to the A2 Level, they must obtain a grade D or above at AS Leve

A2 Level - Year 2
The A Level consists of the two AS units, together with two further A2 units:Unit 3A: Criminal Law
Principles of Criminal Liability
Preliminary Crimes
Fatal Offences against the person
General defences
Non-fatal offences against the person
Offences against property

Unit 3B: Criminal Law Special Study
Special study booklet with source material using legal methods and reasoning to answer questions.

Study Skills
As part of Stanmore College Sixth Form's excellent support network, Literacy and Numeracy support is available to any student enrolled on a course, depending on the student's individual needs (determined during Induction by an assessment). Support is provided through the Skills for Life Study Plus Programme. Students can attend either one-to-one or group sessions in a friendly, stimulating and supportive environment.

What are the course outcomes?

How will you be assessed?

AS Level:

Unit 1 4 questions from a choice of 7 in 2 hours.

Unit 2 1 compulsory question from a choice of 2 - 1 hour.

A2 Level:
Unit 3A
1 essay question from a choice of 3, 1 problem question from a choice of 3, 1 dilemma board question from a choice of 2 - 2 hours

Unit 3B 3 compulsory questions based on source material - 1.5 hours.

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