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Law A Level (BTEC Certificate & Subsidiary Diploma)

About the course

The BTEC Law course gives you an understanding of the English legal system and will not only give you a taste of what it is like to study law but also what it is may be like to work in the legal profession. This course is designed to provide you with the skills that you will require working in the legal sector. However it is also a recognised Level 3 qualification which is accepted by most universities. This qualification may be mixed with other AS/A2 Levels to provide access to higher education, or used directly to help secure employment within various sectors, including the legal sector.

Entry requirements

A minimum of score of 5 from 7 GCSEs to include English, Maths, and Science along with four other GCSEs or equivalent (not including short courses or citizenship). See Subject Requirements Guide for details.

GCSE English Language or English Literature at score of 5 and above preferred.

How much does it cost?

Free to those aged 16-18. If you are aged 19+ you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.

There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.

Awarding body

EDEXCEL

Why study?

The BTEC in Law provides the knowledge, understanding and skills that you need to prepare for employment. On successful completion of a BTEC qualification you can either progress to employment or continue study in the same or a elated vocational area.

Where will this course take me?

Progression onto higher education to study Humanities subjects such as Law, History, Sociology, Psychology and Journalism. Employment in careers including solicitor, barrister, civil service and local government.

Core modules

Unit 1: Dispute Solving in the Legal System
Unit 2: Understanding Law Making
Unit 3: Aspects of Legal Liability
Unit 4:Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers
Unit 5: Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers
Unit 6: Contract Law

How will I be assessed?

100% Continuous coursework. Three units are taken for each qualification (i.e. three units per year). These are generally completed at the rate of one per term, though may be completed more quickly for some students. Assignment briefs are provided for each unit and daily targets are set to ensure that all work is completed to the required standard.

Will I have to provide anything?

Textbooks – list will be supplied. Pens, writing paper, folder, memory stick.

What should I do now?

Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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