A Level Law

“Learners will develop their knowledge of the law in England, and an awareness of law in a European and global context.”

Qualification

A Level

Awarding Body

AQA

Course Specification

Who to contact for more information about this course

Queries should be directed to Ms L Cox

Years taught

Year 12

What is the course structure?

Students complete 3 units over the 2 years, each accounting for a third of the final grade.​

What will I study?

 

Students complete 3 units over the 2 years:

 

  • The legal system and criminal law (Component 01) This component introduces learners to the legal system. It also introduces learners to the concept of liability through an introduction to criminal law. This component is split into two sections, Section A: the legal system and Section B: criminal law.

  • Law making and the law of tort (Component 02) This component introduces learners to the law making. It also introduces learners to the concept of liability through an introduction to the law of tort. This component is split into two sections, Section A: law making and Section B: the law of tort.

  • Further Law (Component 03) This component will enable learners to extend their study of law. They will explore and consider in more detail the nature of law and develop their legal knowledge through the study of one option, either human rights law or the law of contract. This component is split into two sections, Section A: the nature of law and Section B: human rights law or the law of contract.

How is the course assessed?

All units are assessed through external exam, all 3 papers are 2 hours long.

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