Law

A-Level
OCR

REASONS TO STUDY THIS COURSE

  • A valuable introduction to English law and the English legal process.
  • Covers a wide range of topics including tort law, contract law and criminal law.
  • A highly respected qualification that appeals to a wide range of students and is certainly not limited to those who wish to pursue a legal career.

 

WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

Year 1 (AS) – Law Making, the Legal System, Criminal Law 1, The Law of Tort 1.

Year 2 (A-Level) – Contract Law, Criminal Law 2, The Law of Tort 2, Nature of Law.

 

HOW YOU WILL BE ASSESSED

Year 1 (AS) – two 1.5-hour exams

Year 2 (A-Level) – three two-hour exams

 

PROGRESSION

Many students progress onto law degrees or law-related degrees such as criminology. Many previous students are now working as solicitors or barristers whilst others have progressed directly into employment working for agencies such as the Crown Prosecution Service or the Ombudsman. Others progress onto legal apprenticeships or become paralegals.