A Level

Exam Board: A Level Law – OCR

Course Summary

The Law course has been created to inspire, nurture and build an interest in law. The varied content is designed to develop knowledge and skills for the further study of law, and related subjects such as business. You will explore the nature of law in a wide context and investigate how the law interacts with society, morality and justice.

Topics are brought to life and made relatable by bringing in examples locally, nationally and internationally from news articles, social media and other media outlets to fuel discussion on how the law operates, and how it ought to operate.

If you love reading, researching and debating current issues and want to understand the implications of legal decisions on our lives – Law is for you.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 5 in English
  • Minimum average GCSE score of 5.5



  • Legal System
  • Criminal Law
  • Law Making
  • Law of Tort
  • The Nature of Law
  • Contract Law

Why choose this course?

  • Field trips
  • Topical issues covered across both years
  • Visits from prestigious academic and industry experts.

Where might it lead?

Law leads to a vast range of options both in further study and in employment, with students going on to study and work in law (as a lawyer), Business, Education, Policing, Finance, Trading Standards and local or national Government.


This course is 100% examination based.


Sasha Jambaya

"By making my subjects livelier, my teachers have helped me to grasp new concepts easier."

Read more about Sasha and some of our other students.