This course enables you to study major aspects of the English legal system, examining their structure and operation. You will also learn about selected areas of substantive law and its defining features.
The course is designed to give you a good background in law and develop your understanding of its operation in society. This will prepare you for Higher Education study, as well as for a rewarding career. Law is a highly regarded subject, and will be valuable in a wide range of contexts. It is also a dynamic and fascinating subject with a huge impact on many aspects of our lives.
The course can be taken as part of a full-time programme of study in conjunction with other AS subjects, or possibly with other Level 3 qualifications. Law combines well with a variety of subject, and our staff will be happy to help you put together a programme most suited to your needs. The course can also be taken on a part-time basis for mature students.
The course covers a range of important topics, and will help you understand more about law and the legal system in Wales and England. You will also learn about the effect of the European Union on these national frameworks. You will be encouraged to evaluate good and bad aspects of our legal system, as well as appreciating the effects of law on your everyday life.
Year 1 (AS) - Legal Structures and Processes - Legal Reasoning, Personnel and Methods
Year 2 (A2) - Substantive Law - Law in Context.