BTEC Extended Certificate
Law

Exam Board: Edexcel/Pearson
Assessment: 50% coursework, 50% controlled assessment

Course Content
Dispute Solving in Civil Law
Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System
Applying the Law

One Optional Unit From: –
Aspects of Family Law
Consumer Law
Contract Law
Aspects of Tort

Why Study Law?

Law is a well-respected subject, which is attractive to employers and universities.

Dynamic and challenging – Students will study more than just criminality; law is about how our legal system attempts to meet the needs of everyone in society.

Relevant and interesting – From buying a sandwich to posting on Twitter, students will learn how the law influences everything we do.

Develops a range of transferable skills including research, problem solving, analysis and evaluation.

Leads to a variety of careers including the legal profession, the Police, Armed Forces and Prison Service.

Why choose The Deanery?

We have a highly experienced and dedicated law department. Our staff have practical experience of working in the legal industry as well as extensive teaching experience. This provides extra depth to the topics studied. We are passionate about the subject and committed to your success.

If you feel strongly about concepts like justice and equality or have a genuine interest in finding out more about the law, then this course is for you. BTEC Applied Law is an interesting and engaging subject, which will help you develop transferable skills such as analysis and problem solving.

As part of the course there will be the opportunity to visit courts and to see justice in action through observing real life cases.

What could this subject lead to?

BTEC Applied Law can lead to careers in the uniformed services, for example, the Police, Prison Service or Armed Forces, as well as careers and apprenticeships in legal practice. BTEC Applied Law is a level 3 qualification that will allow you to develop the transferable skills necessary for employment. The course is equivalent to 1 A level and will therefore assist in progression to higher education alongside other qualifications.

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