Law A Level - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Thissubject provides a useful insight into the English legal system and a variety of laws that affect our everyday lives.

Topics include:

  • Criminal Law- theft, murder, defences
  • The Law of Tort – negligence, nuisance, occupiers liability
  • Contract Law- offer, acceptance
  • The Nature of Law- morality, ethics
  • The English Legal – juries, sentencing, appeals
  • Sources of Law- legislation, judicial precedent

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through written examinations.

Progression Options

Many students go on to study Law or Law related degrees at university, as well as degrees in other subjects.

A Level Law is well respected as a qualification by employers. Some students go on to become legal apprentices straight after A Levels and it is a good basis, along with other A Levels, for finding employment in a wide range of careers.

Course Summary

Course Title Law A Level
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 5 range, including Maths and
English. No previous knowledge of Law is required but a logical mind and an
interest in current affairs will prove beneficial.

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Spotlight

I chose to study at the College as it offered me the chance to study the subject I was most interested in and it has an excellent reputation, so I knew I could achieve here.

Callum Sherwood

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