BTEC Law Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Nottingham Academy
Whether you are looking to be a barrister or solicitor or even
just having an interest in law, the BTEC applied law course
enables you to develop a well-rounded understanding of the
During the course you will study the ins and outs of the
English legal system and how laws are created. You will then
go on to develop an understanding of how laws are
interpreted by focusing on both civil and criminal law and the
past cases which have developed the law in to what it
Units covered at Certificate
– Unit 1: Disputes Solving in the Legal System.
– Unit 2: Understanding Law Making.
– Unit 3: Aspects of Legal Liability.
Units covered at Subsidiary Diploma
– Unit 4: Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers.
– Unit 5: Property Offences and Police Powers.
– Unit 10: Family Law
5+ A*-C grades at GCSE including C grade or above in English.
Assessment is through producing a portfolio of coursework.
This will consist of written essays, reports, posters and leaflets.
You will also be assessed by carrying out group work,
presentations and debates.
This course leads on to further education, and past students
have gone on to study law and many other subjects at
university. The course is also recognised by legal practices and
students could go on to work in the legal field.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Nottingham Academy directly.