BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Law (QCF)

Provided by SSTC Institute

Course introduction


Awarded by Pearson Education Limited, the qualification provides the student with key knowledge and practical skills required in the legal vocational sector. It is broadly equivalent to one GCE A Level. The qualification also aims to provide a pathway for learners intending to further their education.

The 60-credit Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma offers an engaging programme for those who are clear about the area of employment that they wish to enter. 
For adult learners, the BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma can extend their experience of work in a particular sector. It may also be a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into a particular area of employment following a career break.


  • The qualification can be studied at SSTC Institute which has been accredited by Pearson as a BTEC Centre since 2010.
  • Students enrolled into the part time course can work and study at the same time as classes are run in the evening/weekend.
  • The qualification is internationally recognized.
  • Enjoin an industry which is constantly in demand for those with legal knowledge.
  • Assessment is by way of task-based assignments.
The programme objectives are:
  • to equip learners with knowledge, understanding and skills to become occupationally ready to take up employment in the legal sector at the appropriate level;
  • to allow learners to develop the core specialist knowledge, understanding and skills, including dispute solving in the legal system and aspects of legal liability, required by the sector;
  • to provide learners with knowledge, skills and motivation as a basis for future studies and career development in the legal sector.

Programme Duration
Full-time:  8 months               Part-time: 12 months

Full Time (2017): 10 April
Part Time (2017): 10 April

Assessment / Examinations
Assessment is by way of task-based assignments

Entry Requirements

  • a standard of literacy and numeracy supported by a general education equivalent to four GCSEs at A* – C, OR
  • a BTEC Level 2 qualification in Law and Legal Work or a related vocational area, OR
  • Minimum ten years of education or equivalent qualification, OR
  • Matured candidates with work experience considered on a case to case basis
  • At least 16 years old on the date of admission
Language Proficiency
  • IELTS 4.5 or equivalen

Graduation Criteria
Students must successfully complete all 6 units, totalling 60 credits, with a minimum PASS grade in order to be awarded the Pearson BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Applied Law (QCF) by Pearson Education Limited.

Course Units
  • Unit 1 – Dispute Solving in the Legal System
  • Unit 2 – Understanding Law Making
  • Unit 3 – Aspects of Legal Liability
  • Unit 4 – Contract Law
  • Unit 6 – Aspects of the Law of Tort
  • Unit 8 – Aspects of Family Law
Note: Module sequence may be subject to change

Course Units Currently not being Offered
  • Unit 5 – Consumer Law
  • Unit 7 – Aspects of Employment Law

Attendance Criteria
Overall Attendance should be at least 75% for non-Student’s Pass holders and 90% for Student’s Pass holders.

Average Teacher to Student Ratio

Programme Fees (in Singapore Dollars)


Cost breakdown  Price
Course Fee $5,500.00
Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance $100.00
Administrative Fee $500.00
Assessment Fee $650.00
Course Materials $420.00
Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) $89.63
Application Fee $300.00
7% GST $529.17
TOTAL  $8,088.80


Cost breakdown Price
Course Fee $3,750.00
Administrative Fee $150.00
Assessment Fee $650.00
Course Materials $420.00
Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) $62.13
Application Fee $100.00
7% GST  $359.25
TOTAL $5,491.38

Fees & Funding

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