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APPLIED LAW at Royds 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.


Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above (English Language at 4).


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

Further information

Contact: Mr A Sharma or Mrs S Sharp.

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: 29 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years