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A-Level Law

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Devel­op your ana­lyt­i­cal, prob­lem solv­ing and crit­i­cal think­ing skills through the study of legal rules and the struc­ture and oper­a­tion of the Eng­lish legal sys­tem. You will also gain an under­stand­ing of legal meth­ods and rea­son­ing for you to progress on to uni­ver­si­ty or pur­sue a wide range of careers.


Entry Require­ments

The stan­dard require­ment for A Lev­els at Stam­ford Col­lege is 5 GCSEs at Grade 5/C or above as a min­i­mum for human­i­ties sub­jects and 6/B in maths for all sci­ence subjects.

Each A Lev­el sub­ject has its own addi­tion­al entry require­ments, please see below:

Grade 6/B or above in Eng­lish Lit­er­a­ture or Eng­lish Lan­guage plus 6/B in anoth­er human­i­ty, plus 6/B in one oth­er subject.

We will review each appli­ca­tion on a case-by-case basis to ensure you get a place on the course most suit­able for you. We offer an online inter­view which will explain the A Lev­el pro­gramme and also allow for an infor­mal chat with the tutor for each sub­ject before an offer to study with us can be made to you.

Once enrolled one of the ways we make sure the course is right for you is through a very effec­tive 6 weeks to suc­cess’ pro­gramme that oper­ates from the first day you start your course. This includes sup­port such as (but not lim­it­ed to):

  • Allow­ing you to change sub­ject and course if you change your mind or find the course is not right for you in the first 6 weeks ‑sub­ject to availability 
  • Mov­ing you between A‑Levels and a Lev­el 3 Diplo­ma if you are find­ing your cur­rent lev­el too hard — sub­ject to availability 
  • One-to-one reviews with your aca­d­e­m­ic tutor to ensure you are pro­gress­ing and achiev­ing well

Our course enquiries and admis­sions team can be con­tact­ed at enquiries@​stamford.​ac.​uk should you have any fur­ther questions.

Poten­tial Future Career

Exam­ple job roles:

  • Lawyer
  • Legal Exec­u­tive
  • Bar­ris­ter
  • HR Offi­cer
  • Health and Safe­ty Officer

Study fur­ther degrees in:

  • Crim­i­nal Justice
  • Human Rights Law
  • Crim­i­nol­o­gy
  • Soci­ol­o­gy
  • Appren­tice­ships are also avail­able in Law and Business.

Course Con­tent

You will study the fol­low­ing units:

  • Law Mak­ing and the Legal System
  • Crim­i­nal Law and Tort Liability
  • Human Rights
  • Con­tract Law
  • Con­cepts of Law


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I’ve had a bril­liant two years at New Col­lege Stam­ford, it’s been the best years of my edu­ca­tion! With grades A*, A, B, I’m now pro­gress­ing to Cardiff Uni­ver­si­ty to study Journalism.

Seb Sadler



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