This course is designed to show you aspects of understanding of the role of Law in today's society and raises awareness of the rights and responsibilities of individuals. You will learn about legal rules and how and why they apply to real life as well as develop analytical ability, decision making, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Students will gain knowledge of English Legal System
• Gain an understanding of Private Law and Public Law
• Develop an understanding of Legal Skills
This course consists of FOUR units which compromises of three mandatory units and one optional. This course is a qualification awarded by Oxford Learning College, in its own right; with the quality assurance of a leading awarding body that hallmarks this professional qualification.
Quality of Written Communication (QWC)
In addition, OLC require students’ to produce written material in English, candidates must: ensure that text is legible and that spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPG) are accurate so that meaning is clear; select and use a form and style of writing appropriate to studying a complex subject matter; organise information clearly and coherently, using specialist vocabulary when appropriate and Harvard referencing of citation and sources. In this Specification, SPG will be assessed in all tutor marked assignments (TMAs)
To ensure that we maintain quality standards; all our students written assignments are subject to our plagiarism policy and procedure.
The whole level three diploma has FOUR (4) specific units of study to which three are mandatory and one is optional, which are sub-divided into topic areas these are:
Unit 1: The Nature of Law and the English Legal System
This unit is reviewing how you use legal skills, analyse law scenarios, analysing legal arguments in relation to how law is built up and is in connection to the legal system. You will gain understanding of the distinction between legal rules and principles of behaviour.
Unit 2: Criminal Law
Within this unit you will review the rules of criminal law, theory of in criminal law and review difference in crimes such as fatal and non fatal offences. You will discover the various areas of offences such as theft, burglary and preliminary offences.
Unit 3- Tort
This unit is referring to liability and fault. You will explore areas of negligence, liability, nuisance and basic understanding of governing the objectives of negligence. You will gain an understanding of economic loss in relation to primary and secondary victims. This is a follow on unit relating to the elements of unit 2 but in more depth and leading into other directions of law, crime, negligence and law defences.
Optional units: (choose one)
- Law of contract
- Human Rights
The course has FOUR Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA); which are graded A+ - F.
The whole course MUST be completed and both assignments graded PASSED to gain the
“Oxford Learning College A Level in Law”
£365.00 Fees can be paid by instalments.
This course has been developed by the College’s professional team of tutors to meet the needs of sector based employers and employees. It is also part of the College’s validated level three Diplomas’, recognised internationally, as verified and moderated Cambridge International Education Board (CIE) and ABC Awards. Further details of our accreditations are provided on our website.