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Law (Applied) BTEC at King's Oak Academy

Course description

Are you interested in a career in law, or are planning to go to university which carries the same UCAS points as A-Level Law?

Course content

Year 1

Three mandatory units:
Dispute Solving in the Legal System
Understanding Law Making
Aspects of Legal Liability  

Year 2

A choice of three optional specialist units in the second year between;
Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers
Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers
Contract Law 

 

Entry requirements

Merit in BTEC Level 2, Preferably a C in English (Literature or Language), and 4 other C-A* equivalent GCSEs

Assessment

Mostly coursework based, plus an externally marked assessment on the mandatory unit content. Each unit contribute to a portfolio of evidence for submission for final overall grade.

Future opportunities

Progression

The skills and knowledge acquired through studying this course provide a sound basis for students who wish to progress to a degree in Law or most other degrees including Business Studies, Criminology and Accountancy.

Careers

Legal executive; legal secretary; police officer; journalist; social worker; civil servant; insurance broker; customer services.

 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact King's Oak Academy directly.

Last updated date: 08 June 2015

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