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Applied Law BTEC Level 3 Certificate/Subsidiary Diploma at Leyton Sixth Form College

Course description

This course offers an exciting alternative to anyone interested in studying Law, but struggles with exams.

Students will study key aspects of the English legal system plus areas of Criminal and Civil law. It can be studied alongside AS/A Level subjects or in conjunction with other BTEC subjects (Business, Science, ICT and Travel & Tourism) as a vocational package.

Course content

This course covers three core units in the first year:

  • Dispute Solving
  • Understanding Law-making
  • Aspects of Legal Liability

The second year units are taken from a selection of options which include units such as Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers.

Entry requirements

5A*- C including English (C/5)


Exam Board - Edexcel

Future opportunities

The qualification provides a very useful background for a number of careers and Higher Education courses. Careers within the business field generally and Banking, Government, and the Police as well as the legal profession (either as Solicitor or Barrister) all ultimately require either a knowledge or awareness of legal issues or Law.

Further information

What are the enrichment opportunities as part of this subject?

The Law Department prides itself on its varied enrichment programme. Your studies will include visits to The Supreme Court, The Old Bailey and The Royal Courts of Justice. We also visit the 4 Inns of Court as part of a Legal London Tour as well as Law Schools and Conferences. We are the only college to offer Advocacy Club providing aspiring barristers with the basics of legal argument and persuasive speech.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Leyton Sixth Form College directly.

Last updated date: 06 January 2017
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