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Applied Law BTEC Level 3 (1 A Level Equivalent)

Accord Sixth Form College (Ossett Academy)

Drake Building, Storrs Hill Road, OSSETT, Wakefield, WF5 0DG

National Award (BTEC)
Level 3
Business, Administration and Law

Course Summary

Course Details

The course is comprised of 4 units. Students will cover 3 mandatory units of work that are Dispute Solving in Civil Law, Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System and Applying the Law. The option unit that students will cover is Aspects of Tort. 2 of the mandatory units are externally assessed and 2 are internally assessed.

Across the units of work, students will cover how civil disputes are settled and enforced, the principle of precedent, negligence, the law making process, criminal offences and trials, defences and police powers.

How will it be delivered?

Assessment is via tasks and controlled assessments that are set externally and internally and are graded pass, merit or distinction.

Entry requirements

5 GCSE at grade 5 or above. Students must have achieved grade 5 or above in Maths and a 5 in English.

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The course aims to provide students with a coherent introduction to study of the legal sector. While the course is well suited to students who would like to go into a career in the legal sector, the skills learnt across the course would be suited to many other courses and career areas. The qualification is equivalent to 1 A level.

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