A Level Programme

Applied Law Level 3

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About this course

Everyone in the country is affected by the Law. This course will help you to understand how the English legal system works, from where laws are made and the roles of people working in administrating the law such as magistrates, juries, lawyers and the police.

What will I learn?

You will learn how legal disputes are resolved, how criminal liability is established and develop an understanding of how laws are made.

By using a variety of learning activities, such as role play, class debates and Internet research, as well as visits to Crown Court and from Magistrates, you will have an excellent opportunity to develop an appreciation of the legal process.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be by coursework; you will complete a series of assignments relating to the six units studied.

What do I need?

You will need to achieve at least 5 GCSEs at Grade C/4 or above including English Language.

Where can it take me?

  • Halesowen College -
  • Business, Business and Law HNC/D or choose from a range of HNC/D, Foundation Degrees and professional qualifications
  • University - related degree such as Law, Criminology, Business, International Law & Politics
Police Officer
Civil Servant
Probation Officer

Additional Information

This course should be combined with A Levels.

Good A Level combinations with this course could include Business and Politics.