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Law BTEC Level 3 at Temple Moor High School

Course description

The BTEC Nationals in Applied Law have been developed within the business and legal sectors to provide opportunities for full-time learners to gain a Nationally recognised vocationally-specific

qualification to enter employment in the legal sector or to

progress to higher education vocational qualifications such as the Edexcel Level 5 BTEC Higher National in Business (Law) or a

Foundation Degree in Business and Law or on to a Law honours degree.


Course content


Year 1—Students will develop their knowledge and

understanding of the English legal system. This includes

exploring the sources of law in England and Wales,

introducing substantive law and application in criminal and civil law.

Year 2—Students focus on the application of law in

Criminal law with property offences and fatal offences, including Police powers. Students study one type of

private law either family law or tort law and apply their knowledge to scenarios.

The study of Law helps develop the student’s

analytical ability and critical thinking. It also develops

problem solving skills through the application of legal

rules. Studying BTEC Applied Law provides a useful

background for further study of law either as a profession

or at university.




Entry requirements

5 GCSE’s at Grade 4 or above including English Language.



All six units will be assessed by assignments internally with

assignments varying from reports to group presentations.


Future opportunities

· Pathways to Law

· LLB Law at University

· Police

· Legal Personnel—Barrister or Solicitor



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.

Last updated date: 04 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
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