South & City College Birmingham

      AS Law

      South & City College Birmingham
      In Birmingham

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      Typology A Level
      Location At 2 venues
      Duration 1 Year
      Description

      AS Law Centres: City Academy Saltley: Fordrough Campus: Length: 1 Year. Attendance: 6 hours per week. Start date: September. Times: Daytime. Qualification: AQA AS Law. Entry Requirements: You should already have GCSE English Language, higher tier, plus 4 other GCSEs in academic subjects, all at Grade C or above. You will have to sit a diagnostic assessment to see whether this level of study is.

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      Government funding available

      Facilities (2)
      Where and when
      Starts Location
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      Birmingham
      Main Administrative Centre 300 Bordesley Green, B9 5NA, West Midlands, England
      On request
      Birmingham
      Anthony Road Saltley, B8 3AA, West Midlands, England
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      Location
      Birmingham
      Main Administrative Centre 300 Bordesley Green, B9 5NA, West Midlands, England
      Starts On request
      Location
      Birmingham
      Anthony Road Saltley, B8 3AA, West Midlands, England
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      · Requirements

      You should already have GCSE English Language, higher tier, plus 4 other GCSEs in academic subjects, all at Grade C or above. You will have to sit a diagnostic assessment to see whether this level of study is suitable for you. Mature students may not need the same academic qualifications but will still have to sit the diagnostic assessment.

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      Course programme


      AS Law
      Centres:
      City Academy Saltley : Fordrough Campus :

      Length:
      1 Year

      Attendance:
      6 hours per week

      Start date:
      September

      Times:
      Daytime

      Qualification:
      AQA AS Law

      Course Content:
      You will be able to examine many key aspects of our legal system such as the role of judges and juries and the history and development of Law. You will learn about your `rights' as a consumer and as a citizen. The course includes the following units. The English legal system (1); The English legal system (2); Criminal law and Tort. If you are 16-19 years of age, you will also be on a Curriculum 2000 programme, doing Key Skills in Communication, Application of Number and IT, plus enrichment sessions.

      Other Information:
      This course will develop and enhance your powers of expression both verbally and in writing and will increase your understanding of public and political affairs, social values and morality. Assessment is by 2 linear written exams taken in the summer term. You will also have regular assignments, tests and a mock examination. You will need to achieve good grades in both the informal assessment and the AS Level examinations to move on to the second year. You must have been well motivated and your attendance and punctuality must also have been good.

      Progression:
      Successful students progress from AS to A2 . Following this they may then move to higher education. You can also leave the course after the AS Level examinations and go on to another level 3 course or employment.

      What's the next step?

      If you are sure this is the right course for you, you can either:
      • Complete an application form and return it to the Admissions Offices at either Handsworth Campus or Fordrough Campus
      • Come along to one of our main enrolment sessions



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