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BTEC Law

Exam Board:  Edexcel

Level of study: Level 3

Length of course: 2 years

Entry requirements:  General  vocational entry requirements  plus a  5 in English Language








 

What will you study?

Assessments topics

· Dispute Solving in the Legal System

· Understanding Law Making

· Aspects of Legal Liability

· Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers

· Aspects of Property Offences and Police Powers

· Contract Law

· Consumer Law

· Aspects of the Law of Tort

· Aspects of Employment Law

· Aspects of Family Law


How will you be taught? BTEC law is vocational and you will have to complete assignments and pass exams to  prepare for this you will be taught to analyse and evaluate, interpret and use legal  issues and/or problems. You will need to communicate a clear, concise and logical argument supported by legal authority.

Where can Law A level  lead you? Studying law can lead to a career as a  solicitor, Barrister or Police officer or  other less well known legal careers such as Paralegals, Legal cashiers, Legal secretaries. Studying law also prepares you for a career outside of law because studying law will give  you many transferable skills you can use in other employment areas. All universities recognise law GCE  as a qualification to study on an LLB course or any other course except medicine.