Law Level 3

Level 3 BTEC/CTEC courses Law Level 3

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Key Information

Level 3 BTEC/CTEC courses

Two Year Course

Examination Board


"This subject is a real eye opener to the legal world and has pushed me to want to become a solicitor or have a higher level role in the sector. The cases are super interesting and fun to learn about". - Tanesha Bhardwaj, lower sixth student


BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Applied Law 

What do I need to study this course?

You will need a grade 4 or above in GCSE English Language.

What will I study?

This is a two year course covering the main aspects of the English legal system, and civil and criminal law. This course equips students with the legal knowledge and skills required to work in any part of the legal sector. Students achieve the qualification by way of external and internal assessment. The external assessment takes the form of an exam based on pre-seen material, and the internal assessment is assignment based. There are three compulsory units: Dispute Solving in Civil Law, Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System, and Applying the Law. The qualification is completed with a further unit on Aspects of Family Law.

What next?

The course provides access to a Law degree and other degree courses. However, due to the practical nature of the course, students often apply for legal apprenticeships.

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