A Level Law (OCR)


The two-year course covers a range of topics, including:
– Human rights
– How to form and challenge contracts
– Determining the difference between manslaughter and murder by looking at real-life cases
– Exploration and understanding of significant concepts such as justice and morality.


Am I right for the course?

If you are interested in how laws are made and how the legal system works, then this is the course for you! A-level Law helps students develop a range of transferable skills such as logical thinking, essay writing, research and analytical skills, as well as the ability to consider different perspectives, producing an objective argument.

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at 5, with a minimum of a 6 in English Literature or English Language.

You will sit various in-class assessments over the two-year course, leading up to formal exams at the end of the second year.

A team of highly qualified and experienced Law Teachers

What Next?

Law is a wide-ranging, challenging and popular A-level. Even if you aren’t aiming for a career in the legal profession, A-level Law is valuable on your CV. This is because an A-level in Law helps you to think in a clear and logical way by breaking a problem into its component parts: a desirable skill in any profession. A-level Law is an appropriate choice for those considering careers in the legal profession, business, research, teaching and many more. It combines well with A-levels in English Literature, Psychology, Sociology and Business.

A Levels can lead you onto many different career paths, including university to further develop your skills in your chosen subject(s).

‘Oaklands has been very different from school, it has set me up for college, the tutors have been excellent, the environment brilliant and I have walked away today with an A*, 98% overall and got into my first choice university to study Physics.’George Milleret, Intensive Maths A Level

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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