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Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate

Law (Applied)

Understand how the English legal systems works and the law.


2 Years


Level 3

Career Sector

Financial Sector & Professional Services

Available At

Seevic Palmer's

Start Date


Course overview

This course is ideal if you are interested in how our democratic law-making system and how the English legal system works.

This course provides you with the knowledge to pursue the study of Law to Higher Education and will assist those who wish to enter employment in a related field.

Entry requirements

  • Average point score* of 4.5 or above, calculated from all GCSE subjects. Your point score MUST include at least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above - including English Language or Maths
    • If your English Language is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa
  • Grade C/4 or above in GCSE English Language

What will I study?

During this course, you will learn about Dispute Solving in Civil Law (negligence, legal advice & funding, precedent, Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law & the Legal System (including law-making and personnel, non fatal offences and sentencing), Applying the Law (homicide, police powers & property offences) and Contract Law.

You will be assessed through a combination of coursework assignments and exams.

What could I do next?

You could progress on to Higher Education to study Law, Criminology or a related subject.

You could also enter employment in the legal profession, for example as part of an Apprenticeship.


We recommend that you take Core Maths alongside this course.

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