Specification at a glance

The AS award requires students to complete two units which consist of two written exams. This can be a standalone qualification or be progressed to A2.

The A-level award requires the students to complete two units which consist of two written exams.

This specification is available for assessment in the summer of each year.

There are no previous learning requirements.

AS Law Examinations  1161

Unit 1 – LAW01

Law Making and the Legal System

50% of AS, 25% of A-level

Externally assessed examination, 1 hour 30 minutes

96 marks

Candidates answer questions on three topics

Available in June

Unit 2 – LAW02

The Concept of Liability

50% of AS, 25% of A-level

Externally assessed examination, 1 hour 30 minutes

94 Marks

Candidates answer questions on two scenarios.

Available in June

A2 Law Examinations  2161

Unit 3 – LAW03

Criminal Law (Offences against the person) or Contract

25% of A-level

Externally assessed examination, 1 hour 30 minutes

80 marks

Candidates answer three questions on one scenario

Available in June

Unit 4 – LAW04

Criminal Law (Offences against property) or Tort and Concepts of Law

25% of A-level

Externally assessed examination, 2 Hours

85 Marks

Candidates answer two questions on one scenario and one essay question

Available in June