Course Details

  • If you have been out of education for a while but have always wanted to complete a law degree, this Access To Higher Education Diploma has been designed specifically to give you the skills, experience and qualification you need to successfully apply to university.

    This course covers three main modules: Law, Criminology and Developmental. You’ll take a close look at the legal profession and learn all about criminal procedure, alongside issues like police powers and homicide. You’ll focus on forensic sciences, and the theories of crime causation. And you’ll explore different perspectives of the law and the English Legal System.

    Each unit will prepare you for university, with an emphasis on developing skills like critical analysis, target setting and reflective practice. These will all help you succeed with a law degree and follow a rewarding career path in the industry.

  • In order to enrol on this Access To Higher Education Law Degree, you’ll need to have a GCSE in English at grade C/4 or above.

    Prospective students should check the entry requirements of their preferred university to ensure the best possible opportunity for progression.

  • Each unit in this diploma is assessed in a different way, with assignments taking place throughout the year. These could include written essays and reports, the creation of academic posters and leaflets, timed exams, and personal presentations.

  • With this Level 3 Diploma, you’ll have the qualification needed to apply for university degree courses in both Law and Criminology, as well as Business and History.

    From here, you’ll be on a career path in the legal profession, working towards becoming a successful barrister, solicitor, probabation officer, or even a teacher in this field!

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  • There are a number of funding and finance options to help you afford the tuition fees for this course and any other costs associated with studying at college. These include special grants and bursaries, as well as dedicated loans just for education.

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  • Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.

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