A Level Law

Course codes: OSC1251 / OSC1308

Study A Level Law from the comfort of your own home and choose when to take your exams. A convenient and stress-free way to study that fits around your existing commitments.

  • Gain up to 56 UCAS points to help you land your dream place at university
  • Official AQA Law A Level
  • Learn the varying types of law and how they are practised
  • Full course materials
  • Full tutor support
  • Study at your own pace
  • Exam fees can be included - we'll book your exams for you when you're ready!
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Course Overview

As well as your A Level course materials and tutor support, this course can include the examination fees needed to successfully gain your A Level Law qualification and those all-important UCAS points. 

Simply receive your course materials online or by post and start studying to gain that all-important A Level. If you add on the exams, when you are ready, we will book the exams for you so you can focus on your studies. 

This course can be completed without taking the A Level exam.

Course Duration

Up to 2 years.

Course Outcome

You will receive your AQA A Level in Law (you must take the A Level exams to achieve this).

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

3 written exams.

Course Content

There are 5 units within this course: Units 1-3 are mandatory, and you have the choice of whether to study unit 4 OR unit 5.

  • Nature of law
  • Nature of law: law and society
  • Nature of law: law and morality
  • Nature of law: law and justice
  • The rule of law
  • Law making: delegated legislation
  • Law making: statutory interpretation
  • Law making: judicial present
  • Law making: law reform
  • Law making: the European union
  • The legal system: the civil courts and other forms of dispute resolution
  • The legal system: the criminal courts and lay people
  • The legal system: legal personnel and the judiciary
  • The legal system: access to justice and funding
  • The rules of criminal law
  • Theory in criminal law
  • General elements of liability
  • Fatal offenses against the person
  • Non-fatal offences against the person
  • Property offences
  • Preliminary offence
  • Defences: Capacity defences
  • Defences: Necessity defences
  • The rules of tort law
  • Theory of tort law
  • Liability in negligence for physical injury to people and damage to property
  • Liability in negligence for economic loss and psychiatric injury
  • Occupiers' liability
  • Nuisance and the escape of dangerous things
  • Vicarious liability
  • Defences
  • Remedies
  • Optional Units
  • The rules of contract law
  • Theory of contract law
  • Essential requirements of contract
  • Contract terms: general
  • Contract terms: specific terms implied by statute law in relation to consumer contracts
  • Contract terms: exclusion clauses
  • Vitiating factors
  • Discharge of a contract
  • Remedies
  • Rules in Human Rights law
  • Theory in Human Rights
  • Human Rights in international law
  • Human Rights in the United Kingdom prior to the Human Rights Act 1998
  • The European Convention on Human Rights 1953: Article 2
  • The European Convention on Human Rights 1953: Article 5
  • The European Convention on Human Rights 1953: Article 8
  • The European Convention on Human Rights 1953: Article 10
  • The European Convention on Human Rights 1953: Article 11
  • Restrictions
  • Enforcement
  • Human Rights and English law
  • Reform