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Applied Law BTEC National Extended Certificate at Holly Lodge 11-19 Science College

Course description

In addition to the specific legal sector content, the requirements of the qualification will mean that students develop many of the transferable and higher-order skills that are highly regarded by higher education and employers. For example, when studying the unit on dispute solving in civil law, students will develop legal skills in research, and will be able to use these research skills to investigate the way in which the law is developed and applied through precedent.


Course content

Unit 1 – Dispute Solving in Civil Law

Unit 2 – Dispute Solving in Criminal Law

Unit 3 – Applying the Law

Unit 7 – Aspects of Tort

Entry requirements

Minimum Grade B or a 5 in English.


Unit 1 – Supervised assessment that is externally assessed

Unit 2 – Internally assessed assignment

Unit 3 – Supervised assessment that is externally assessed

Unit 7 – Internally assessed assignment

Future opportunities

The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to admission requirements for many courses, if taken alongside other qualifications as part of a two-year programme of learning.

There are many different career paths for those who wish to work within the legal sector, and an increasing need for employees in a range of roles. There is a drive to increase apprenticeship opportunities within law and growing opportunities to work both in the UK and internationally.

Obtaining this qualification will allow access to a career in Law. These include Barrister, Solicitor, Legal Executive and Legal Secretary.


How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Holly Lodge 11-19 Science College directly.

Last updated date: 22 December 2016
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