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Law (AS & A Level)

Course Summary:

Want to learn how the law in England and Wales affects real people and businesses? Do you feel strongly about concepts like justice and equality? And if you want to know how you can apply your knowledge of law in the real world, whether as a lawyer or generally in business, then A Level law at OSFC should be the natural choice for you! As an A level Law student you will study a lots of lots of captivating and relevant questions such as: What are the legal rules for offences like assault, battery, actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm and wounding? What is the difference between murder and manslaughter? When can a defendant successfully plead the defense of self-defense?

Higher Education Destinations:

  • The University of Manchester – Law
  • The University of Sheffield – Law and Criminology
  • The University of Chester – Accounting and Finance
  • The University of Chester – Law and Spanish
  • The University of Salford – Psychology

Career destinations:

Entry Requirements:

A grade 4 in Maths and English Language.

Assessment Method:

AS exams will be taken at the end of the first year. There are two papers to sit each 1.30 minutes long.

In the second year three exam papers taken at the end will make up the student’s A Level Result. These three papers are all two hours long.

Student Case Studies:

Bethany Woodward

Bethany Woodward

“Law is my favourite subject. I feel that it challenges me academically and also interests me as it gives you the skills to apply theory to real life situations. The Law staff are friendly and approachable which makes lessons more enjoyable. When I finish College I plan to go on to university and study Criminology.”