Law A Level A Level

Subject Area A Levels
Course Type A-Levels
Qualification A Level
Start Date September 2020, September 2021
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Law A Level A Level

Our A Level Law course is designed to encourage and engage you and sustain your interest and enjoyment in law, and enable you to develop your analytical and critical thinking skills.

Studying law enhances problem solving skills through the application of legal rules, together with an understanding of legal method and reasoning. These skills provide excellent preparation for those students who wish to progress to degree level study or pursue a wide range of careers.

A Level Law is a fascinating subject which covers many aspects of life; equipping you with a range of skills and knowledge which will support further study and/or employment.

The delivery of the course is supported by visits from legal professionals and universities in addition to visits to court and other places of interest. A Level Law is an excellent introduction to studying law at university, a legal apprenticeship or training as a Chartered Legal Executive.

In addition to progressing to careers as solicitors or barristers, A Level Law students may also progress to careers in criminology, policing, business, politics and teaching. Former students have secured places at some of our top universities and have progressed to a career in law.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You must have a GCSE Grade 4(C) in Maths
  • You must have 5 GCSEs at Grade 4(C) or above
  • Grade 6 in English or a Humanities subject
What will I learn?
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  • The nature of law and the English Legal System

  • Civil Law: Law of Tort and Law of Contract

  • Criminal Law: offences against the person and property offences

  • Identify relevant legal rules and principles

  • Apply the law to a hypothetical scenario

  • Formulate reasoned arguments

  • Develop academic skills including evaluation and analysis

I progressed from studying the Applied Law Diploma to study the FdA Law at University Centre South Devon.  It was such a rewarding decision providing me with the first steps into my career and the tutors were amazing, helpful and insightful.Jasmin Arthurs

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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