A Level • Level 3
About the course
This A Level Law course provides you with an essential introduction to the English Legal System and is a solid foundation with which to pursue a successful career in the legal profession. Skills gained will include an understanding of legal method and reasoning as used by lawyers and the judiciary. Key topics for analysis include Juries, Magistrates, Barristers, Solicitors, the Powers of the Police, Bail and Sentencing. You will also examine the origins of the law, such as acts of parliament, Case Law and Delegated Legislation. Knowledge of the law in England will be developed and the interaction between law, morals, justice, society and technology.
Type of LearningSchool Leaver
Study ModeFull Time
Location ByBurnley College
02/09/2024, 02/09/2024, 02/09/2024, 02/09/2024
At least five GCSEs at grade 5 or above in a good range of subjects, including both English and Mathematics. There are no additional entry requirements for this course.
This course is assessed in the following way: 100% external examination
Careers & Progression
On successful completion of this course you may decide to progress onto an Apprenticeship or a Higher/Degree Apprenticeship. You will also have the opportunity to progress onto Degree courses. Careers that this course may lead to include Barrister, Solicitor, Teacher, Lawyer, Business.
Extra curricular activities
There are plenty of activities and visits to take part in that will help you achieve your ambitions. Past visits have included: Visits to the Magistrates and Crown Courts, Visits to the BPP Law School in Manchester Residential visit to New York You will also benefit from a wide range of guest speakers to enrich the curriculum.