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Applied Law BTEC Certificate at Derby College

Course description

Year 1: BTEC Certificate in Applied Law

Year 2: BTEC Advanced Subsidiary in Applied Law

This programme has been designed for learners with an interest in the running of the law and how crimes are dealt with.  It provides a broad educational basis for moving into appropriate employment within the business and legal sectors.  The course explores headline-grabbing crimes such as murder as well as day-to-day issues that arise such as problems with neighbours or entering into a contract.

Knowledge of the law is helpful as you will be able to understand and appreciate how cases are dealt with and it provides you with excellent career prospects.

Course content

Unit 1: Dispute Solving in the Legal System

Unit 2: Understanding Law Making

Unit 3: Aspects of Liability

 

Year 2

Unit 4: Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers

Unit 5: Contract Law

Unit 6: Aspects of the Law of Tort

Entry requirements

Entry requirements include five A*-C grades at GCSE, including Maths and a grade B in English Language.

Assessment

Unit 1: Dispute Solving in the Legal System

Unit 2: Understanding Law Making

Unit 3: Aspects of Liability

 

Year 2

Unit 4: Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers

Unit 5: Contract Law

Unit 6: Aspects of the Law of Tort

Financial information

Learners are expected to purchase a USB memory stick on which to save their work.

Future opportunities

Some of the potential careers that can be pursed include:

  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Legal Executive
  • Teacher
  • Lecturer
  • Licensed Conveyancer
  • Advice Worker
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Civil Service Administrator
  • Human Resources Officer

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 January 2016

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