The main units of study in A level Law are as follows: The English legal system, human rights, criminal law, civil law, law making and the law of tort.


Am I right for the course?

If you have strong analytical skills, a genuine interest in the law and an interest in finding out about current and past legal cases, then you are right for this subject.

A minimum of 6 GCSEs grade 5 or above which must include English & maths and a grade 6 in subjects specifically being studied.

In addition to various in-class assessments, you will be formally assessed through sitting three exams at the end of the second year of study.

All our A levels are taught by subject specialists.

What Next?

The majority of our students go on to university. A level Law is obviously useful for pursuing a career in law or public services but also for other professions such as teaching or business management. It combines particularly well with English Literature and Sociology.

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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