Have you always had an interest in the Law?
Do you want to know more about the way that the UK legal system works, such as the Courts system and Police processes? How about learning about real life case examples to explain how to build a case to solve a violent crime? If these appeal to you then BTEC Law is the course for you!
BTEC Extended Certificate (equivalent to 1 A-Level)
- Dispute Solving in Civil Law
- Applying the Law
- Aspects of Family Law
- Investigating Aspects of Criminal Law and the Legal System
Learn about the way the UK Legal system works
Look at exciting topics such as Family Law and Homicide
Find out about the careers available in Law
Benefit from a variety of guest speakers, from local Magistrates to University professors
Build up knowledge which is applicable across a range of varied career paths and is useful for everyday life
- Coursework: 50% Pearson
- External Assessment: 50%
Where Courses Become Careers
Those who study BTEC Law progress to higher education to study law, criminology and policing. Legal apprenticeships are also becoming a more popular route into the legal profession for students.
Career options include: Armed Forces, Law, Policing, Business & Criminology.
Make your mark
How SFC will help you to boost your CV by developing your skills and qualifications…
There are many of the Stoke6th Graduate attributes that studying law help you to develop. These include resilience, independence, analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills. All of these skills would support you in your transition to higher education as well as the work place.
On this pathway
Thinking of a career solving financial problems for your clients. Try LIBF, this is the first step in your future career as a financial adviser.
This course is about engaging with the world of business through the context of current business developments and real business situations. Do you like the idea of solving business dilemmas such as what to produce and how, also finding to solutions to help improve business profitability or productivity then this course is for you. This course will help to develop a range of transferable skills that would make you successful on any degree course but also a future career in industry.
You will specialise in Business Improvement and apart from the classroom delivered modules will complete 315 hours industry. Here you will develop your skills by work closely with stakeholders, proposing solutions to problems and monitoring their effectiveness. You will also produce professional reports assessing the implementation of business improvement activities. Successful completion of this course will give you the best chance of developing full competence and securing your dream job
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Global finance, social policy, business consultancy? If careers in these areas interest you then economics can provide a useful start on this path.
Do you love shows such as 24 hours in police custody and unsolved crime documentaries, well this is the course for you! Here you will study the logistics surrounding justice being sought in society in a range of different legal fields, which will enable you to develop your critical thinking and problem solving skills through application to real life scenarios. These skills and many more that you will develop on the course are essential for a wide variety of high level professions both in and out of law.
The Business BTEC is a practical, work-related course. You will take considerable responsibility for investigating and completing projects based on realistic work situations.
If you engage with current affairs issues and are looking to apply them to a range of biological, individualistic and sociological perspectives on why people commit crime then Criminology could be for you. Additionally you will have the opportunity to explore the criminal investigation process from the initial crime scene up to the court case stage.
Do you have an inquisitive mind and a keen interest in the rules we live by in this country, well this is the course for you! Here you will study the logistics surrounding justice being sought in society in a range of different legal fields, which will enable you to develop your critical thinking and problem solving skills through application to real life scenarios. These skills and many more that you will develop on the course are essential for a wide variety of high level professions both in and out of law.