Applied Law [BTEC]

Specific Entry Requirements General College Entry Criteria

Why study Applied Law? Challenge yourself to solve real life legal problems on a daily basis…take up BTEC Applied Law. If you love to crack a case, debate an issue, study legal documents then BTEC Applied Law is the course for you.

What will I study? Year 1: you will study 3 units focusing on the foundations of the Legal System including the Roles of Legal Personnel, how to Solve a Dispute in the Court Systems, Aspects of Liability and where Law comes from. Year 2: you will investigate Criminal Offences against property and people whilst also researching aspects of the Law of Tort.

How will I be assessedAll assessment is via coursework which will be externally moderated.

In year 1 you will complete 3 units:-

Unit 1 – Dispute Solving in the Legal System (1/3 of certificate)

Unit 2 – Understanding Law Making (1/3 of certificate)

Unit 3 – Aspects of Legal Liability (1/3 of certificate)

In year 2 you will complete a further 3 units:-

Unit 4 – Unlawful Homicide and Police Powers (1/3 of BTEC overall)

Unit 5 – Aspects of Property Offences and Police  Powers (1/3 of BTEC overall)

Unit 8 – The Law of Tort (1/3 of BTEC overall)

Where next? – You may go to University to read Law, Criminology, Social Work or other related subjects requiring a high level of evidence based judgement.  You may wish to pursue a career in Legal Services as either a Police Officer, Legal Executive, Para Legal or Legal Secretary. 

SSC Experiences As a Law Student at SCC you will have many unique opportunities to see Law in Practice through the Mock Sentencing Court, National Mock Trial Competition, visits to the Crown Court, visiting speaker and the legendary LAMA trip to New York City! Get involved!

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