If you feel strongly about concepts like justice and equality, then A’level law could prove a very rewarding subject choice. Students will explore aspects of the English Legal System and substantive areas of law such criminal and tort law. We will debate what is wrong or right, just and injustice within our legal system. It is essential that students are prepared to research and read widely around the topics covered. A good memory and the ability to write clearly and concisely is a prerequisite. Alongside these, also having a self-directed learner approach will ensure success in this subject.
- A minimum of 5 GCSEs, 2 at grade B and 3 at grade C, including a grade B in English Language.
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What will I study?
- Examination - 100%
During the Law A-Level, you will cover the following topic areas:
- The English legal system
- Criminal Law
- Tort Law
Where does it lead?
Having a qualification in law is very valued. Students can choose to progress on to Higher Education, and many of Cadbury’s students have gone onto study Law either by itself or combined with another subject at Birmingham University, Bristol, Nottingham Trent, Manchester and Birmingham City University. In terms of career progression doors of opportunity can be found in various employment sectors, other than the obvious legal profession itself, such as banking, human resources, business, retail, the police force, the media and local government.
“I studied Law with English Literature & Language and Religious Studies at Cadbury College. I am now studying a degree in Law at the University of Birmingham.”