Level 5 Accredited Diploma in Law

Level 5 Accredited Diploma in Law

 Overview

This level 5 qualification provides students with a solid grounding in a wide range of legal matters. The carefully selected units have been developed to give students a thorough understanding of key aspects of both civil and criminal law. Additionally, the course develops students rdiploma in laweasoning and research skills. This international qualification can be used for both personal, as well as professional development.

Unit 1: Using information, communication and technology ICT in the study of Law

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

1 Applications of ICT in the study of Law

2 ePortfolio constructs

3 Independent web based research

4 Principles of self-assessment and reflective writing

 


 

Unit 2: Defining Law

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

 

Unit content

1 Law provision in a society

2 Public and private law

3 The origins of law

4 Development of equitable practice

 


 

Unit 3: Sources of Law: Case law: Judicial law

Level: H1

Learning hours: 150

 

 

Unit content

1 Historical origins of judicial precedent

2 Types of legislation

3 Magistrate and crown courts

4 Civil courts

 


Unit 4: Roles and Responsibilities

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Role of the magistrate

2 Role of the jury

3 Tribunals

4 Legal personnel

 


 

Unit 5: Law Practices: The Contract

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

Unit description

 

Unit content

1 Contract offer and validity

2 Contract acceptance

3 Intention to create legal relations

4 Exemption and exclusion clauses

 


Unit 6: Law Practices: Property Law and the Law of Succession

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Historical origins

2 Possession

3 Freeholder and leaseholder rights

4 Law of Succession

 


Unit 7: Law Practices: Consumer Law

Level H1

Learning Hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Consumer protection

2 Rights relating to property

3 Boundary issues

4 Conservation and preservation

 


 

Unit 8: Introduction to the Law of Torts and Criminal Law

Level H1

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Historic origins of Tort

2 Duty of care owed

3 Criminal law principles

4 Crimes and offences

 


 

Unit 9: Employment Law part 1

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Contractual precedent

2 Case law precedent

3 Contract of employment

4 Employer responsibilities

 


 

Unit 10: Employment Law Part 2

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Terminating contracts

2 Employment dismissal

3 Redundancy

4 Remuneration and working hours

 


 

Unit 11: Discrimination within the employment relationship

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Historical origins

2 European convention on Human Rights

3 Race

4 Disability

 


Unit 12: The European and collective dimensions

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

 

 

Unit content

1 European Union

2 Council of Europe

3 Collective aspects

4 Industrial action

 


 

Unit 13: Health and Safety Law part 1

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Statutory frameworks

2 Indemnity

3 Current health and safety law

4 Legislation

 


Unit 14: Health and Safety Law Part 2

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

 

Unit content

1 Trading standards

2 Consumer protection

3 Goods and services

4 Product liability


 

Unit 15: Company Law Part 1

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

Unit description

 

Unit content

1 Function of companies

2 Origins of company law

3 Liability

4 Capitalisation

 


Unit 16: Company Law Part 2

Level H2

Learning hours: 150

 

 

 

Further Information

The course is delivered online via the Oxford Learning ‘On Campus’ website.

In the student ‘ ‘On Campus’ area you are able to take part in the student chat room and forums as part of our online student community.

After enrolling online you will receive your username and password to access the ‘On Campus’ area within 3 working days.

Materials and support provided by Oxford Learning.

A paper copy and/or a PDF copy of the course materials are also available to purchase during the online enrolment process.

 

 

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