A Level Law

Your Unique Experience

In the first year of this course, students will receive a grounding in the English legal system and sources of law making, where they will find out about the criminal and civil courts, the sentencing of offenders, the legal profession and judicial precedent. A detailed study of aspects of criminal law and the law of tort (eg negligence – personal injury) will also be included. In the second year, the focus will be on the law of contract, as well as the nature of law which will consider the relationship of the law to things like morality and justice.

Course Format

Full Time Programme

Special Features

All Law students will also visit Tameside Magistrates’ Court & Manchester Crown Court to observe proceedings. Students will also have the opportunity to undertake work experience at a local solicitors’ firm, should they so wish. Guest speakers also come in to College and talk to Law classes. eg police, CAB staff, solicitors etc.

Entry Qualifications

5 GCSEs at grade C or above to include grade 6 GCSE in English Language


Many students who study Law at A Level go on to study Law at University and thereafter to careers as solicitors, barristers and other legal professionals.


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

Course Details


Full-Time courses for 16-18 School Leavers are Free.

Course fees are per year.
If you are aged 19+ at the start of the course you may be able to apply for an Advanced Learning loan.
Course Code:
A Level
Clarendon Sixth Form College
2 Years
Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.