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Applied Law BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Bournville College

Course description

Applied Law BTEC Level 3 Certificate and Subsidiary Diploma is designed for those wanting to study Law with a view to progress into a related field upon successful completion. It will allow you to progress to a Degree course or seek employment as a Trainee Professional. This course is for those looking for a career which will involve some requirement of a legal background e.g. Human Resources, Estate Agency and potentially careers in Civil Law.

The course will be focused on developing your written skills and underlying knowledge of legal systems, however the course develops a wide range of transferable skills which students can use in other areas and the course sits well alongside the A-level programme of study where students are developing their written skills for final summative exams. Student will practice discursive writing and developing an argument through using supportive evidence and case law. Some students in the past have moved into areas such as Teacher Training, IT and Retail but many do continue to study Law or related subjects at university.

Course content

The course is divided into 2 years of study and is based flexibly around building a portfolio of units which are assessed at Pass, Merit or Distinction level. Students can at the end of the first or second year enable you to gain UCAS tariff points for University. It should be noted that most selective universities do accept BTEC vocational qualifications alongside an A-level programme of study, however, it would be expected that these are at a Distinction or Distinction* grade.
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Entry requirements

Minimum of 5 GCSEs, with a minimum of Grade B in English Language or equivalent.

Assessment

Students will be continually assessed throughout the course by a range of methods, practical observations, presentations, group and individual work, written assignment and time constrained activities.

Future opportunities

Degree in Law.  Employment in a career in Law leading to professional qualifications. It should be noted that many selective universities accept BTEC vocational qualifications alongside an A-level programme of study, however, it would be expected that these are at a Distinction or Distinction* grade.

Further information

If you are interested in studying this course please contact the Advice Zone on 0121 477 1300

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: 08 August 2016
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