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A Level Law

Social Sciences

Social Sciences
Social Sciences
We are only accepting one application per candidate.

What will you be working towards?

Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


A robust legal system is the foundation of a fair society. If you feel strongly about concepts such as justice and equality then this could be very rewarding for you. The course will enable you to develop an understanding of how law is made and operates in the UK. You will take part in classroom discussions, carry out independent study, and write essays and present information to the group. The course is enhanced with trips including a visit to London to tour of the Houses of Parliament, the Old Bailey, Supreme Court and Downing Street. Guest speakers include Police Officers, Magistrates and a Judge. Students are encouraged to participate in our Mock Trial, giving an insight into the work of Solicitors and Barristers.

How will it be delivered?

Assessment of A Level

Year One:

  • The English Legal System and Law-Making
  • Criminal Law

Year Two:

  • Tort Law
  • Contract Law or Human Rights Law

Entry requirements

At least 5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 including Maths and English Language grade 4

Your next steps...

An A Level in Law will enhance chances of being accepted into University to study Law and will introduce core modules that are embedded into a Law degree. However, it will also enable you to study a range of other subjects. A-Level Law is a rigorous academic subject that will be a valuable addition to your CV and will also enable you to study a range of other subjects at University.

Three A Level students studying Law this year at Gateway Sixth Form College have created a handbook full of helpful information and opportunities for students who are set on a career path in Law.   

You can discover more by downloading a digital copy of the handbook here - 


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