Specification at a glance

This qualification is linear. Linear means that students will sit all their exams at the end of the course.

Subject content

Assessments

Paper 1:

What's assessed

The nature of law and the English legal system (40 marks out of 80).

Criminal law (40 marks out of 80).

How it's assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 80 marks
  • 50% of AS

Questions

  • A combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions.

Paper 2:

What's assessed

The nature of law and the English legal system (40 marks out of 80).

Tort (40 marks out of 80).

How it's assessed

  • Written exam: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • 80 marks
  • 50% of AS

Questions

  • A combination of multiple choice, short answer and extended writing questions.