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Applied Law BTEC Level 3 at St Michael's Church of England High School

Course description

Challenge yourself to solve real life legal problems on a daily basis by taking up BTEC Applied Law. If you love to crack a case, debate an issue, study legal documents then BTEC Applied Law is the course for you.

Course content

In the first year, you will study three units focusing on the foundations of the Legal System including the Roles of Legal Personnel, how to Solve a Dispute in the Court Systems, Aspects of Liability and where Law comes from. In the second year, you will investigate Criminal Offences against Property and People whilst also researching aspects of the Law of Contract.


Coursework – Unit 1 (Dispute Solving in the Legal System) Certificate (33.3%)

Coursework – Unit 2 (Understanding Law Making) Certificate (33.3%)

Coursework – Unit 3 (Aspects of Legal Liability) Certificate (33.3%)

Coursework – Unit 4 (Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers) BTEC (33.3%)

Coursework – Unit 5 (Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers) BTEC (33.3%)

Coursework – Unit 6 (The Law of Contract) BTEC (33.3%)

Assessment is via coursework which will be externally moderated following the EDEXCEL specification.

Future opportunities

You may go to university to read Law, Criminology, Social Work or other related subjects requiring a high level of evidence based judgement. You may wish to pursue a career in Legal Services as either a Police Officer, Legal Executive, Para Legal or Legal Secretary.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact St Michael's Church of England High School directly.

Last updated date: 30 September 2015

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