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LAW (APPLIED LAW) BTEC LEVEL 3

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(equivalent to 1 A-level or AS level)

Examination Board: Pearson

Course Leader:  Mrs J Cole

Entry Requirements: Minimum 5 GCSEs at Grade 9-4 mainly at Grade 4 or above. Grade 4 + in English Language is essential.

Course Content:

You will learn about civil law disputes and alternative methods of resolution. You will learn how laws are made and used, and will investigate who decides the outcome of criminal cases and where advice and representation can be obtained and how it is paid for. You will apply criminal law and procedures to scenarios and will also gain an understanding of the laws governing aspects of tort.

 

You will get the opportunity to see law in action through court visits, a Houses of Parliament Trip and visits from personnel involved in the law. Assessment will be by coursework and examination.

Future Prospects:  This course is for those considering a career as a legal secretary, legal executive or paralegal. It is also a stepping stone for a range of university courses including Law.

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