Law (Applied Law): BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate

Business, Administration and Law

Business, Administration and Law
Business, Administration and Law

What will you be working towards?

Code F28
Qualification Type National Diploma (BTEC)
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


The study of law is both challenging and fascinating. This course requires you to have an open mind and an interest in different types of law.

You will study three core units and choose one more from a choice of four over the two years. Key areas of study include: dispute solving in civil law, investigating aspects of criminal law and the legal system and applying the law to predetermined scenarios. The optional units covers aspects of family law. This vocational course will introduce you to the British legal system and requires an understanding and practical application of a variety of different laws.



This course comprises six units, three of which are mandatory and all of which are assessed internally.

Unit 1 (M)  Dispute Solving in Civil Law

Unit 2  (M) Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System

Unit 3 (M)  Applying the Law

Unit 4  Aspects of Family Law



How will it be delivered?

Unit 1 – (25%) Externally set and assessed 

Unit 2 –  (25%) Internally set and assessedy

Unit 3 – (33%) Exterbnally set and assessed
Unit 4 – (17%) Internally set and assessed

Entry requirements

GCSE at Grade 5+ in a humanities subject and Grade 4+ in GCSE English. Candidates without these grades will be considered through interview.

Your next steps...

The Extended Certificate is equivalent to a full A level. A qualification in law is highly respected by employers within business, the social science sector, and legal sector and can be combined with other advanced level qualifications to pursue studies in further or higher education.