Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate
Five GCSEs including Maths & English Language: a minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 4 and two GCSEs at Grade 5.
What is it?
Through the subject, you will develop an understanding of Law as a changing body of rules that affect you in all aspects of your life. Law is the perfect balance of scientific reasoning and application of qualified yet creative thought.
Why choose this subject at BSFC?
Law students have the opportunity to join the College Bar Mock Trial team each year, acting as barristers and witnesses in fictional trials but in front of real judges in local courts such as Liverpool and Chester Crown Courts.
What will I study?
There is only a slight difference between the topics studied on A Level / BTEC courses, but they include the legal system and criminal law, law making, civil & criminal liability and dispute solving.
How will I be assessed?
A Level: Exams at the end of Year 2
BTEC: 50% exam; 50% set assignments.
How will this subject prepare me for the world of work?
A large number of our students go onto degrees, apprenticeships and other qualifications in the field of Law. Law also offers many transferrable skills such as reasoning, problem-solving and analysis.
A Level: OCR
BTEC: Pearson Edexcel
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