This subject will develop a comprehensive
understanding of the role of Law in today’s society, alongside an awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals and how this applies to their lives.
You will learn where the law comes from:
parliamentary law making, delegated legislation and European Union Law. The way in which judges make law will be investigated as will the structure and role of the Courts.
An understanding of substantive law will include
the study and application of Criminal Law (offences against the person), Tort Law and
the Law of Contract.
You will study:
- The nature of Law and the English Legal System
- Criminal Law
- Tort Law
- Law of Contract
During the course you will develop transferable and higher-order skills that are highly regarded by both Higher Education providers and employers.
The minimum requirement is at least 5 GCSEs
at Grade 5 including Maths, plus English Language at Grade 6 - students must also gain a minimum of a Grade 5 in any GCSE which is directly related to Law (if studied).
Many of our students have progressed to University and studied Law or related degrees.
Alternatively students have progressed to Apprenticeships in Law and related areas.
- Licensed conveyancer