STUDYING LAW AT WESTON COLLEGE
We work with local legal businesses to create successful and effective law courses, for school-leavers, that teach you the skills an qualities that employers are looking for. You’ll also benefit from the facilities in our newly opened Law and Professional Services Academy.
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We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.
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If you’re passionate about the safety and well-being of society, and looking into how to reduce crime, this course will give you skills you can carry with you as you progress into a career in the sector. Studying criminology will provide a good grounding in the knowledge and understanding required to go on to employment in the criminal just...Click Here
Law, A Level
If you have an interest in the way the legal system works, how criminals are treated, among many other types of law, and the role it has in today’s society, this course will deepen and develop your knowledge in the topic. If you’re aiming to pursue a career as a lawyer, solicitor, or any other role in the legal sector, this course is the ...Click Here
Paralegal apprenticeships can offer valuable support to very busy and demanding environments, where you will also earn a wage and work with professionals who will give you the skills to carry with you into future employment. You will gain an understanding of legal matters and transactions, client and colleague requests, and carrying out resea...Click Here
Politics, A Level
If you have an interest in the politics and institutions of our world, this course will develop your knowledge and help you understand their impact society and on individual’s everyday life. Your skills of analysing political, social and economic issues will be improved. This course is part of our Sixth Form Career Excellence Hubs, which b...Click Here
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These study programmes are based in the Knightstone Campus and the Law and Professional Services Academy, both in the town centre of Weston.
- Brand new professional-style boardroom and business suite.
- Fast, free and secure WiFi connection.
- A well-resourced library including e-resources and laptop loan service.
- Access to a large number of PCs.
- Break out areas and collaborative work spaces.
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