Law Level 3 National Extended Certificate

Entry Qualifications

A minimum of five GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade A* – C or 4 – 9 including English Language, and a minimum of a grade D or 3 in Maths.

What will I study?

This course is delivered over two years and is equivalent to one A Level.

Consists of three mandatory and one specialist unit:

Unit 1 – Dispute Solving in Civil Law.

Unit 2 – Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System

Unit 3 – Applying the Law

Unit 6 – The specialist unit allows the student to understand the rules of Contract Law.

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.

How is the course examined?

Students will be assessed by internal assignments for both Unit 2 and Unit 6 and will sit external assessments for Unit 3 and Unit 1.

Where next?

Students can progress on to higher education, or into employment.

What does the course combine well with?

Public Services or any other level 3 subjects.

Equivalents:

The Extended Certificate is equivalent to 1 A level.

College Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs, or equivalent, at grade A* – C or 4 – 9 including English Language, and a minimum of a grade D or 3 in Maths.

Students undertaking a Level 3 ‘hybrid’ programme comprising at least one A Level element are required to meet the standard College A-Level criteria.

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