Level: BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
Exam Board: Edexcel/Pearson
Grade 4 in GCSE English
What will I study?
This is a two year programme covering the main aspects of the English legal system including both the civil and criminal systems. This course covers the legal knowledge, understanding, skills and attributes required in the legal sector. There is a balance of internally and externally assessed work on the course. External assessment involves some examinations and set tasks, whereas internal assessment involves a variety of practically based tasks. The course covers the following compulsory units: Dispute Solving in Civil Law, Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System, Applying the Law. The qualification is completed with a further unit on Family law.
The course provides access to a wide range of degree courses. Alternatively, students may opt to move into a career in business or a legal apprenticeship after the course.
Did you know?
Historians believe that the earliest lawyers existed in the government of Ancient Greece.