A robust legal system is the foundation of a fair society. If you feel strongly about concepts like justice and equality then this A Level course could be very rewarding for you.

You might see yourself as a barrister, a solicitor, legal executive or legal secretary. Alternatively you might want to choose Law because it is a fascinating course which will help you to develop many transferable skills.

In this course you’ll see how law is formed, how it works and how it solves disputes. You’ll study the English Legal System, the main principles of law, and visit crown and magistrates’ courts to get a full understanding of the law in action.


Higher Education – Law then Legal Practice Course and Training Contract to be a Solicitor or Barrister.

Careers include: Barrister, Solicitor, Judge, Police Officer, Teacher, Accountant, Archaeologist, Librarian or Journalist as well as many business-related vocations.

How to apply

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Course detail

Start date: September 2021

Entry requirements

5 GCSE grades 9 to 4 including grade 6 in English Language

Study units

A Level Law

Paper 1

  • Nature of law and the English legal system
  • Criminal law

Paper 2

  • Nature of law and the English legal system
  • Tort law

Paper 3

  • Nature of law and the English legal system
  • Contract law or human rights


Exams in June. Tests during topics across the year and mock exams.