AS - 1 year, leading to A2 in year 2.
Mode: Full-time or part-time.
N.B: Daytime programmes of study are available on a full-time basis, or part-time basis for those in receipt of DSS benefits and needing to satisfy the conditions of availability for work.
What do I need to get on to the course?
Ideally you should have a GCSE grade B in English Language plus a minimum of 4 other subjects at grade C or above. This is a very challenging A level and requires the ability to think independently and produce regular detailed written material.
What does the AS Level include?
The AS syllabus is divided into three modules:
ØHow Law is made
ØHow to resolve disputes
ØLiability in criminal law and negligence.
What does the A2 include?
The A2 syllabus is divided into three modules:
ØCriminal Law - Offences against the person
ØCriminal Law - Offences against property
ØConcepts of Law e.g. Law and morality
What type of assessment is used for AS and A2?
There are three exams for each level consisting of detailed, analytical essay questions. For the A2 there are also questions on case studies, which require detailed analysis and criticisms. Additional reading and independent learning are essential.
What else can I study?
Other A level subjects that are particularly suitable in combination with this include: Sociology, History, Government and Politics, Philosophy.