Law: BTEC Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Law Single (EDEXCEL) at The Howard School
The Course is a practical, work related course. You will be given some of knowledge, understanding and skills needed if you are interested in a career in law. It is also useful as a BTEC qualification generally as it shows that you can study to A/S and A2 level.
Applications made to The Howard School can be made by both male and female students.
The subject in the first year will consist of a 30 credit course and a further 30 credits will be taken in the second year (should students choose to stay for a second year) The focus is based on students working to produce internally marked coursework on each of these areas. Students could be producing things such as a detailed leaflet showing how the court system works or making a power point or mind map outlining the hierarchy of the courts and the difference between civil and criminal courts.
Core Units for year 12 which equal 30 credits
Unit 1: Dispute solving in the legal system
Unit 2: Understanding Law making
Unit 3: Aspects of legal liability
Units taken in year 13 which equal 60 credits
Unlawful homicide and Police Powers
Aspects of Employment Law
Aspects of Family Law
Grade 4 in GCSE English or Maths.
All units are assessed and graded internally.Coursework is produced for all units.An overall grade for the course is awarded as a combination of the grades.
It is equivalent to one A/S Level in year 12 (30 credits) and one A2 (60 credits). This qualification is useful for anyone but especially for anyone interested in a career in Law.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.