ATHE Level 5 Law
Our Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law has been developed with subject matter experts to arm learners with the depth of understanding required to progress onto a degree programme or take the next step in their careers.
The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law is a 120-credit qualification and is equivalent to the second year of a UK degree programme. 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. It also prepares learners well for the forthcoming Solicitors Qualifying Examination.
The qualification will equip learners with an in-depth knowledge and understanding in a number of key areas, allowing learners to progress within their careers or, alternatively, completion will support progression to LLB top-up programmes at UK Universities, as well a range of other degrees in law-related subjects. Learners will complete 4 mandatory units worth 30 credits each to achieve the ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law.
The ATHE level 5 Extended Diploma consist of four core mandatory units. There are no optional units in this qualification. To be awarded the ATHE level 5 Extended Diploma in Law learners must achieve a minimum of a Pass in all units:
- Credit Value: 120 credits
- Mode of Study: Online Blended Learning
- Assessment: Assignment
- Overall Grading Type: Pass, Merit, Distinction
- Duration: One Year
- Fees: £4500
Equity and Trust
This unit will equip learners with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles governing the law of Equity and Trusts. The unit aims to enable learners to understand and apply equitable rules to fact-based scenarios, to identify and resolve issues that potential clients may face in the context of different types of trusts and equitable remedies. Learners will explore how equity interrelates with other legal topics and how equitable principles apply in domestic and commercial context.
This unit will equip learners with knowledge of the European Union legal system and the main substantive aspects of the European Union laws. The unit aims to enable learners to understand the history that led to the creation of the union, the political institutions of the EU, the role and the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice. Learners will be introduced to the fundamental rights given to individuals guaranteed by the Union and to the relationship between European and national laws.
This unit will equip learners with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles governing land law. The unit aims to enable leaners to appreciate the scope of estates and interests in land and their method of protection. Learners will explore the meaning of real property, the types of legal and equitable interests in land, the principles of registration and its purpose and the rules behind the operation of selected proprietary rights.
Low of Tort
This unit will equip learners with in-depth knowledge and understanding of the principles governing the law of tort. The unit aims to enable leaners to understand the foundations of tortious liability, remedies and defences. It further aims to enable learners to apply rules governing a variety of specific torts to fact-based scenarios and to identify and resolve issues that claimants and defendants may face. Learners will explore how tort interrelates with criminal law and how social and political decisions impact on the understanding of negligence.
Age: 17 +
Academic Criteria: A Level 4qualification in law or legal studies, such as the ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Law or equivalent international qualifications
English Language: IELTS or Anglia Examination level B2 or above. Min 5.5 in each component.