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Access to HE Law at Bradford College

Course description

The Access to Higher Education - Law will give you a qualification with which you can apply for a Higher Education course such as a degree.

Course content

You will study eight Mandatory Units:


  • HE Study Skills
  • Ethics in Law
  • Introduction to Critical Thinking


  • Individual Research Project in Law
  • Introduction to the English Legal System
  • Introduction to the Law of Obligations
  • Introduction to Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Business Law

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GCSEs at Grade C or above including English and mathematics, or equivalent qualifications. If you do not have English at GCSE or the equivalent, you will be required to complete a written assessment to ensure that you have the appropriate Literacy skills to successfully complete the course.

You will be required to attend an interview and to demonstrate a commitment to returning to learn and an ability to work at the appropriate level.

You must be aged 19 or over.


Assessments are intended to prepare you for both the load and the variety of assessments you are likely to encounter in HE.

Future opportunities

You will develop skills in:

  • Research (paper and electronic)
  • Referencing (Harvard)
  • Word processing (including the use of footnotes)
  • Time management
  • ILT (Information and Learning Technology) (including use of the VLE, Moodle, and Legal e-Databases such as Westlaw and LexisLibrary)
  • Solving or offering solutions to legal problems (from a given factual scenario).

Further information

For further information please visit our website or contact our admissions department on 01274 433333.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bradford College directly.

Last updated date: 11 September 2017
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