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Law – A Level

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About the course

Crime, human rights, education, employment, privacy, and consumer protection all play a key role in our everyday lives. And no matter what career you may be considering, knowledge of the law will be an invaluable asset and will give you a head-start over your competition. The course provides a thorough and fascinating insight into several critical areas of UK law. You will study five modules over two years: the English legal system, nature of law, criminal law, tort law, and contract law.

Topics and units

Units/Topics:
– TORT – Nature of law and the English legal system
– Negligence, nervous shock, economic loss
– Private nuisance
– Vicarious liability
– Criminal – Nature of law and the English Legal System
– Introduction to criminal law
– Non-fatal offences
– Fatal offences
– Property offences
– Preliminary offences
– Defences
– Contract – English legal system
– Contract – formation
– Contract – contents

Work placement opportunities:
Telford & Wrekin Council, Lanyon Bowdler, FBC Manby Bowdler, Martin-Kaye, Aaron & Partners, Crown Prosecution Service, magistrates’ courts

Careers and progression

Progressing to: University degree or work-based apprenticeship – both routes can lead to jobs as a solicitor, barrister or legal executive
Aspirational careers: Crown court judge, chief legal officer, intellectual property specialist, corporate or employment lawyer, law firm partner

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 with a grade 5 in English Language and 5 in Maths

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

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Type

Full Time

Duration

2 Year

Campus

Haybridge Road, Telford

Support

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Upcoming events

Taster Event – Beauty Therapy
06 June 2024
5.00pm — 6.30pm
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Open event
19 June 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Taster Event – Step into Health and Social Care for Care Leavers
24 June 2024
10.00am — 12.00pm
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