- Course Level: AS Level
- Duration: 2 Year
- Qualification: AS
- Awarded By: AQA
Introduction to course
2 years, assessed by exams
What role do lay people have within the law? What powers does a magistrate have? What is the difference between manslaughter and murder? Study Law A Level at Monoux and our enthusiastic team will encourage you to explore these and many more questions relating to the legal system generally as well as to fascinating aspects of criminal and civil law.
This course combines well with history,
psychology and sociology.
After successfully completing your law course,
you can apply for a degree in law or one of
many other subjects depending on your career
Alternatively, you could pursue a career as
a Legal Executive straight after your A Level
In the first year, students will study the role of magistrates and jury members and Judicial Precedent. This is all dealt with in the first unit. The second unit in the first year looks at an Introduction to Criminal Law and an Introduction to the Law of Tort (i.e. civil law).
The second year of the course looks at Criminal Law relating to murder and manslaughter. Students will also study offences against property such as theft, robbery, burglary and criminal damage.
As well as the standard entry requirements, you'll need B grades in English and a humanities related subject.
This course combines well with
This course combines well with History, Psychology and Sociology.
Law is 100% exam based, there is no coursework requirement for this course.
After successfully completing your law course, you can apply for a degree in law or one of many other subjects depending on your career aims. Alternatively, you could pursue a career as a Legal Executive straight after your A Level course.
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