Law (Applied)

Vocational Level 3

Exam Board: Law (Applied) Extended Certificate – Edexcel/Pearson

  • The Law (Applied) Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate is equivalent to one A Level

Course Summary

Law (Applied) lets you explore our legal system, the people in it, who influences our law-makers and what happens when you break the law or someone wrongs you.

After studying Law (Applied) you will be able to apply legal theories to case studies, topical examples and scenarios whilst debating legal issues that affect our lives.

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs to include a minimum Grade 4 in English


This course has a mixture of:

  • 50% controlled exam
  • 50% coursework



Topics cover four areas

  • Dispute Solving in Civil Law
  • Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law (Non-fatal Offences) and the Legal System
  • Applying the Law including Fatal and Property offences
  • Contract Law

Why choose this course?

  • Field trips
  • Topical issues covered across both years
  • Visits from prestigious academic and industry experts.

Where might it lead?

Law leads to a vast range of options
both in further study and in
employment, with students going on to
study and work in Law (as a Lawyer),
Business, Education, Policing, Finance,
Trading Standards, and local or national


Ruby Hickey

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