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Applied Law - BTEC Level 3 at Bishop Milner Catholic College

Course description

The specification is designed to appeal to both full time students interested in a career in Law, and to those who already have experience of working in the sector.

Course content

What will I study during the First Year & how will it be assessed?

Unit 1 : Dispute Solving in the Legal System (Coursework)

The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of the difference between civil and criminal law, how this determines in which courts disputes are resolved in the legal system, and the personnel, both lawyers and lay people, involved in the resolution process, together with a knowledge about the financing of advice and representation and alternatives to the courts.

Unit 2: Understanding Law Making (Coursework)

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with an understanding of the different ways in which laws are created and their importance, together with knowledge of how laws are interpreted, and the impact of European law and institutionsUnit 3: Aspects of Legal Liability (Coursework)The aim of this unit is to give learners an understanding of the tort of negligence and the principles of criminal liability, together with knowledge of damages and the aims of sentencing.\What will I study during the Second Year & how will it be assessed?

Unit 6: Contract Law (Coursework)

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with knowledge, understanding and skills relating to the law of contract, so that the legal effect of each stage from negotiation through to final agreement is understood, together with remedies if the contract is not carried out satisfactorily.

Unit 7: Consumer Law (Coursework)

The aim of this unit is to provide learners with knowledge, understanding and skills relating to how the law operates to protect consumers. Learners will consider how aspects of both civil and criminal law offer protection to consumers.

Unit 9: Aspects of Employment Law (Coursework)

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to employment law as it applies to businesses. Learners will do this through application of the law to employment situations and will consider the meaning and effect of contracts of employment.

Entry requirements

5 A* - C GCSE Passes

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bishop Milner Catholic College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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