Why Study Law
The primary aim is to develop an interest in and enthusiasm for a rigorous study of the English legal system and its civil and criminal aspects. Students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills and adopt an enquiring, critical and reflective approach appropriate to the specialist study of Law. There will be many opportunities to consider current and historic case law and legislation and debate the issues that arise within these.
Future careers linked to this subject:
Real estate - law is incredibly useful for the career s such as estate agents or surveyors, to make sense of the statutes that apply when working with property.
Law – whether you have an interest in being a paralegal, a barrister or an in-house commercial manager, law is essential to have a career in the legal sector.
Human Resources — understanding the basics of law can help when it comes to dealing with the intricacies of employment law and contracts that are dealt with on a daily basis in HR.
Business – if you work in the business world you will need to understand the fundamentals of contract law and how to avoid misrepresentation and frustration!
A Level requires 3x 2 hr papers , which will include a combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions.
Grade 6 in both GCSE English courses and 5 or more Grade 6s overall.