Course Overview

This course encourages you to develop an interest and understanding of the current legal system in England and Wales. 

Areas of study in year one include:

  • Law making
  • The civil and criminal process
  • Legal personnel
  • An introduction to the law of tort
Areas of study in year two include:
  • Human rights law
  • Criminal law
On this course you will develop strong problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. In the second year, you have the opportunity to participate in the Bar Mock Trials competition and compete for valuable work experience opportunities.

Updated November 2019

Entry Requirements

GCSE English Language at grade B is required.

Progression Opportunities

At the College you could progress to the Foundation Degree in Criminal Justice or other university degrees in law, criminology, politics, policing.

Careers prospects include entry to the legal professions, journalism, policing and the civil service.

Additional Information

Students will be required to purchase textbooks. Students will be encouraged to participate in highly successful educational visits, requiring a contribution from students, which complement the syllabus.

For example AS students have annually visited the Law Courts in London and A Level students have visited the European legal institutions in Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg.

Course deliverable in Welsh: