A Level Law aims to help you develop legal skills by studying the nature of law, legal issues the English legal system, and private and public areas of substantive law.
You will learn how to analyse legal scenarios and develop legal arguments using case law. You will study different areas of private and public areas of law where you will analyse, apply, and evaluate the legal rules and principles of that area of law. You will apply legal rules to scenarios and formulate reasoned arguments which will be concise and logical legal arguments which are substantiated by legal authority, using appropriate legal terminology.
The A Level covers; Criminal, Tort, and Human Rights law.
This course is available for international students, if you are applying as an international student please click here.
The course will be taught through in class lectures, debates, seminars, group-discussions, and workshops over three one and a half sessions per week. Modules include:
3.1 The nature of the law and the English legal system
3.2 Criminal Law
3.5 Human Rights (Elective, subject to change)
You will need:
When applying for an A Level programme at City and Islington, please refer to the general entry requirements on our A Level Courses page as well as the subject-specific details listed above.
This course is assessed by three, two-hour exams, a combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended written questions.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31st August prior to the start date of your course and you have the legal right to remain in the UK for the duration of your programme then your study with us will be free. Please see here for the documents you will need to show us.
Some courses will have other associated costs, such as for specialist materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support, see here for details.
Law A level will provide a route into university for many different degree courses.
Click here to see some of the teachers that teach A Levels at the college