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Applied Law with Criminology and Applied Psychology Level 3

This is a two year full-time course made up of BTEC Applied Law, (BTEC Applied Psychology) and WJEC Criminology. It is designed for students who wish to study law or criminology at university and also have a grounding in Psychology.

It is equivalent to three A levels and provides the basis of an excellent route for learners to pursue a career in the legal profession or criminal justice system.

You will study a variety of topics including understanding crime and deviance. You will focus on the impact that criminal behaviour has on society and explore how criminal behaviour can be explained.
Whilst studying law you will gain an understanding of the institutions that govern the UK, how the courts implement justice and you will gain the skill of “thinking like a lawyer”.

The Psychology part of the course introduces to you the study of minds and behaviour. An understanding of human behaviour is fundamental to many jobs in society and the study of psychology at degree level.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Business & Professional
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSE's Grade 4/C, this must include Maths. You will also require a grade 5 in English.

Delivery and Assessment

The course includes a combination of external exams, controlled assessments and coursework.


The qualification carries UCAS points and is recognised by higher education providers as contributing to meeting admission requirements to many relevant courses, for example: HND in Law/Legal Studies , LLB, BA in Criminology, Legal Studies Degree, BA or BSc in Psychology.