Applied Law BTEC Level 3 Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Beverley High School
You should have a genuine interest in Law and a willingness to develop an understanding of the structure, personnel and functions of the English Legal and justice system.
- You should have a genuine interest in Law and a willingness to develop an understanding of the structure, personnel and functions of the English legal and justice system.
- You will need to develop the skill of communicating clearly and succinctly. An ability to write well – expressed, relevant and structured responses will be required.
- You must be able to solve problems by applying legal rules.
- You will need to work rigidly to deadlines so you must be conscientious and able to effectively organise your work load.
- You must be prepared to read widely and discuss your ideas with others.
If you wish to study Law you need to have achieved A* to C grades in a broad range of GCSE subjects including English.
Assessment will be through assignments and may consist of:
- Practical assignments (individual and group)
- Mock trials
- Written reports
- Project work
For each unit of study you will be allocated a grade (pass, merit or distinction). Each grade will contribute towards your overall grade for the BTEC.
Law is a valuable subject for university entrance and may lead to a career in the legal profession, the police force, civil and public services, banking, commerce, politics and journalism. The BTEC provides a good grounding for those wishing to follow a career in the legal profession as either a paralegal or a legal executive.
The BTEC Level 3 Certificate is equivalent to an AS level and comprises of 3 units which are covered over a 1 year period:
Dispute Solving in the Legal System
Understanding Law Making
Aspects of Legal Liability
The BTEC National Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma is equivalent to 1 A level. It comprises of 6 units and is studied over a 2 year period. There are three optional units in year two:
- Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers
- Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers
- Contract Law
- Consumer Law
- Aspects of the Law of Tort
- Aspects of Employment Law
- Aspects of Family Law
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Beverley High School directly.