Law and Legal Studies Level 2 Certificate

Entry Qualifications

As part of a level 2 programme a minimum of 5 grade Ds or 3s at GCSE, or equivalent, including English Language.

What will I study?

This course consists of three units:

Unit 1: An introduction to the English Legal System

Unit 2: An introduction to police powers and procedures

Unit 4: An introduction to criminal law and procedure

How will I study?

Students will learn through a variety of teaching methods with teacher led lessons. Students will produce individual projects and assignments involving research which students will be expected to work on their own account. Homework is a regular feature. Law is taught in a well-resourced subject base with the most up to date materials and ICT facilities.

How is the course examined?

This course is 100% coursework and is graded PASS or FAIL. You must complete an assignment for each unit. Completing and passing this course will enable you to achieve a Level 2 qualification equivalent to ONE GCSE at Grade C/4.

Where next?

If you meet the entry requirements you can progress to BTEC Level 3 Applied Law.

What does the course combine well with?

Studying Law links well with English, Psychology, Business Studies and Humanities.

The course is equivalent to one GCSE at Grade C/4.

College Entry Requirements

As part of a level 2 programme a minimum of 5 grade Ds or 3s at GCSE, or equivalent, including English Language.

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