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A level Law develops knowledge and understanding of the English legal system. The study of Law at A level enables students to develop their analytical and critical thinking skills. Studying Law develops students’ problem solving skills through the application of legal rules, together with an understanding of legal method and reasoning. Although academically demanding, students will benefit from and enjoy the application of law in real life and everyday situations.
Unit 1: Law Making
Parliamentary Law Making
The Criminal Courts and Lay People
Unit 2: The Concept of Liability
An Introduction to Criminal Liability (Non-fatal offences against the person)
An Introduction to Tort Law
Unit 3: Criminal Law
Criminal Law (Fatal and non-fatal offences against the person)
Unit 4: Criminal Law
Criminal Law (Offences against property)
Concepts of Law
The skills developed as a result of studying A level Law provide excellent preparation for those students who wish to progress to degree level study or pursue a wide range of careers. Students progress to work within the legal profession and can become barristers or solicitors and many use their knowledge and skills to pursue a career in Social Work, Human Resources, Teaching etc.
Exam Board: AQA