OCR A Level H415/03 - Further Law

This compulsory section focuses on the nature of law. Learners will also be required to choose the option on human rights law or the option on law of contract.

Section A: The nature of law

This compulsory section focuses on the nature of law. Learners will explore the nature of law in a wider context and develop their understanding of how the law interacts with morality, justice,society and technology. They will consider the changing nature of law.  Learners will be expected to bring together the different areas of knowledge and understanding of the English legal system and the nature of law, legal rules and principles, concepts and issues from across the full course of study.

 

Section B Option 1: Human rights law

Learners will be required to choose either this option on human rights law or the option on law of contract. This option focuses on human rights, including their nature, protection and constitutional position under UK law. Specific rights are explored in detail as are the restrictions upon them and the process of enforcement through the courts. Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of human rights law, the skills to apply their legal knowledge to scenario-based situations and gain a critical awareness of the present state of human rights law.

 

Section B Option 2: The law of contract

Learners will be required to choose either this option on the law of contract or the option on human rights law. This option focuses on the central elements of contract law from the formation of contracts to their enforcement. Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of the law of contract, the skills to apply their legal knowledge to scenario-based situations and gain a critical awareness of the present state of the law of contract.

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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the OCR AS Level Law H015/A Level in Law H415 from 2017 course

OCR AS Level H015/01 The legal system and criminal law

OCR AS Level H015/02 – Law making and the law of tort

OCR A Level H415/01 – The legal system and criminal law

OCR A Level H415/2 - Law making and the law of tort

OCR A Level H415/03 - Further Law