ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Law
The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Law is a 60 credit qualification and is the equivalent level to an A-Level or Access to HE Qualification. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to study a law degree but may not have the traditional entry qualifications usually required.
Learners who complete this qualification can progress to study a variety of Bachelor’s Degrees at a university such as our partner universities including The University of Northampton and The University of Bedfordshire. For more information, please visit our progression routes page.
The qualification provides learners with an introduction to law and the legal system as well as key academic, research and communication skills to support learners in their development.
Learners must complete 4 mandatory units worth 60 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Law.
This qualification is eligible for Advanced Learner Loans through the Skills Funding Agency in the 2016-2017 session. Please see the SFA 2016 to 2017 simplified funding rates catalogue for more details.
If you would like to offer this qualification, please complete our short form to receive further information on the process or call 01603 760030 for more information.
- Units within this qualification
Title Level Credit GLH Mandatory The English Legal System 3 15 90 Contract Law 3 15 90 Legal Terminology and Communication 3 15 90 Academic and Research Skills for Law 3 15 90
- Qualification specifications
- Level 3
‘’The UK legal services market is worth £26.8bn. It employs up to 320,000 people in England and Wales alone and contributes a net £3bn to the UK's balance of trade.’’