Advanced Level GCE
Studying Law gives you an understanding of the role of Law in today’s society and raises your awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals. Effects all aspects of life from rights as a consumer to your rights as an individual in society. From your rights when buying a house to your rights when you run a business.
By learning about legal rules and how and why they apply to real life, allows you to develop your analytical ability, decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Advanced written and spoken skills – academic writing. All these skills are highly sought after by higher education and employers.
- Qualification: Advanced Level GCE
- Exam Board: AQA
Course Teacher Profile
Miss P. West
Miss West is the Curriculum Team Lead for Law in the Amethyst Sixth Form
Ideally, students should achieve Grade 6 in GCSE English Language and/or Literature. Grade 6 in either History or Geography.
Careers and Next Steps
Do you want to have a career in one of the following fields?
A Level Law links well with science subjects and humanities and social science subjects including, history, sociology, philosophy, economics and business, to name just a few.
Students wishing to continue their legal studies after A Levels can opt for a university degree or work-based apprenticeship.
Both of these routes can lead to the qualifications required to become a solicitor, barrister or legal executive.
Other popular careers include the police, teaching, social work, business and accounting, and investigative journalism.