Law – A Level

Course Code: LAW-AL-1
Course Duration
2 Year
Course Type
Full Time
Campus/Location
Haybridge Road, Telford
Course Level
3
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.

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

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

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

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Curriculum Area
7th Form (A Levels)
Categories
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