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Course specifics

Entry Requirements



Exam board: edexcel

100%of those who applied for Law at University, got their preferred place.

The BTEC National in Applied Law is designed to appeal to learners who are interested in a career in law or who are planning to go to university and want to gain a good understanding of law, on a course that carries the same UCAS points as the A-level.

The BTEC Subsidiary Diploma is the equivalent to an A-level. This requires students to complete the three mandatory units in the first year, plus three optional specialist units in the second year.



The units which you will study accross your two year course are listed below:

Unit Number 

Unit Title 

Unit 1 

Dispute solving in the civil Law 

Unit 2 

Investigating aspects of criminal law and the legal system 

Unit 3 

Applying the Law 

Unit 7 

Aspects of Tort 

Methods of Teaching and Learning

The course is taught by well-qualified and experienced staff.  Students will learn through a variety of methods including presentations, scenario based role play, project work and reports. Guest speakers from different legal backgrounds, visits to the courts and an auction house, will enrich the learning experience and add a practical aspect to the course.

Methods of Assessment

Assessment is 50% coursework and 50% exams. 


You will have full use of the library which includes text-books, journals, and careers literature. Use of internet websites including government websites, our own law pages and exclusive Moodle Pages will be encouraged.

Associated Costs

There are no specific charges payable in connection with this course, except for any optional visits you may wish to take part in.


The skills and knowledge acquired through studying this course provide a sound basis if you wish to progress to a degree in Law or most other degrees including Business Studies, Criminology and Accountancy.

It is also a useful qualification if you will be looking for employment as a legal executive, legal secretary, police officer, journalist, social worker, civil servant, insurance broker or customer services.