Component 1: The Nature of Law and the English Legal System with Criminal Law
Students will learn the different sources of law, how these are created and analyse their value. Whilst also studying criminal aspects such as homicide, nonfatal offences, property offences, attempts and the defences to a crime.
Component 2: The Nature of Law and the English Legal System with Civil Law
Students will study the use of lay people in the justice system and the legal personnel who argue and apply the law. They will also learn key civil acts such as negligence, vicarious liability, occupier’s liability, nuisance and the remedies available.
Component 3: The Nature of Law and Human Rights
Students will study concepts of law with regards to justice, morality, fault and the balancing of competing interest. Learners will also engage in debates and analyse articles under the European Convention of Human Rights and the Human Rights Act 1998.
|1: The Nature of Law and the English Legal System with Criminal Law
|2: The Nature of Law and the English Legal System with Civil Law
|3: The Nature of Law and Human Rights
- Start Date: September 2024
- Awarding Body: AQA
- Study Mode: Full Time
- Course Length: 2 Years
The course content compliments studies in English, Psychology, Sociology, Business Studies and Mathematics.
Students wishing to continue their legal studies after A Level can opt for a university degree or work based apprenticeships Both routes can lead to the qualifications required to become a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal executive
Other popular careers involve the police, teaching, social work, business and accounting.