Course content and aims
A Level Law attracts students of many different kinds. Many students study Law because they want to go on to study the subject at university and pursue a career as a solicitor or barrister. The subject also provides a background for occupations such as the police, social work, civil service or business. Whatever your vision, a GCE in Law is a valuable first step in achieving your ambition.
Studying Law gives students an understanding of the role of Law in today's society and raises their awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals. By learning about legal rules and how and why they apply to real life, students also develop their analytical ability, decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. All these transferable skills are highly sought after by higher education and employers.
Topics are clearly structured and include:
• The nature of law and the English legal system
• Private law
• Public law
• Legal skills