Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law

    

    

     

Course code: L5E-L-D

Credits: 120

 

 

Duration:
> 6 months
> 9 months
Assessments:
Via submission of assignments - No exams
Delivery mode:
Online and On campus
Easy payment plans available with no charges.

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Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law

The programme aims to develop pro-active decision makers, managers and leaders for a variety of careers in business sectors in a Newcastle context.

The Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification and is the equivalent to the second year of a university degree. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to university and, when taken in combination with the Level 4 Extended Diploma in Law, allows learners to progress onto an LLB top-up degree programme (the final year of university).

This qualifications is approved and regulated by government regulated body Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) to ensure consistent course quality.

   

Equivalences

This qualifications  Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year Bachelor’s degree.

   

Qualification structure

The Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law consists of 4 mandatory units totalling 120 credits (30 credits each).

    

   

Key facts about Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law

    

100% Online: Learn with the UK’s leading online course provider.
Global programme: Study anywhere, anytime on your laptop, phone or tablet.
Study material: Comprehensive study materials and e-library support.
Payment plans: Interest free payment plans available.

    

Why choose Newcastle ?

   

● Advance your career: 74% say their qualification played a vital role in their career advancement.
● Increase your salary: 78% increase their earning potential within a year.
● Enhance your credibility: The qualification is fully accredited and recognised and add values to your educational profile.
● Cost effective Typically British qualification starts from GBP £ 3000 per annum, but with Newcastle, you enjoy saving upto 60% on your educational investment.
● Assessments Assessment is via submission of assignments / dissertation project.
● Support Live tutor support via Chat and email for qualifications delivered by us.

    

Duration

The programme is available in two duration modes:
6 Months 
9 Months

Course Delivery

Online

Entry Requirements

The Learners must possess:
● Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
or
● Mature learners (over 21) with over 3-4 years of work experience
and
Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Course Content

Mandatory Units
● Equity and Trusts 
● Land Law
● EU Law
● Law of Tort

Assessment

The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

Course fee

The fee for the programme is as follows:
6 months – GBP £1250 
9 months – GBP £950

Payment plans

Please find below available fee payment plans:
6 months  GBP £1250


● Payment option (a): GBP £416 x 3 monthly instalments
● Payment option (b): GBP £1187.50 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

9 months  GBP £950


● Payment option (c): GBP £190 x 5 monthly instalments
● Payment option (d): GBP £475 x 2 quarterly instalments
● Payment option (e): GBP £902.50 x 1 instalment (We offer 5% bursary on total fee for students opting to pay in full)

Exploring your options

Once you register with us (and for up to three years after you finish your studies), you’ll have full access to our careers service for a wide range of information and advice. This includes online forums, website, interview simulation, vacancy service as well as the option to email or speak to a careers adviser. 

In the meantime if you want to do some research around this qualification and where it might take you, we’ve put together a list of relevant job titles as a starting point. Some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience.

 

  • barrister 
  • barrister’s clerk
  • chartered legal executive (England and Wales)
  • company secretary
  • detective
  • licensed conveyancer
  • paralegal
  • solicitor
  • advice worker
  • chartered accountant
  • civil service administrator
  • data analyst/scientist
  • forensic computer analyst
  • patent attorney
  • trading standards office
Skills for career development

This qualification will provide you with knowledge and understanding of the legal system of England and Wales and a range of legal and other skills, including being able to identify legal issues and apply legal principles and developing your time management and self-motivation abilities.

 

Career relevance

This qualification could count towards part completion of the academic stage of legal training as recognised by the Higher Learning Commission. It is necessary to complete further undergraduate legal studies successfully and meet all other requirements of the HLC in order satisfactorily to complete the academic stage of training.

If you want to become a solicitor or barrister, you’ll need to complete the full Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LLB) qualification within six years.

 

Other careers

A law degree is a gateway to a career as a solicitor or barrister, but it’s not the only path you can choose. Many options are available to you beyond the legal profession, including Company secretary, Detective, Advice worker, or Human resources officer.

Accreditation

Newcastle Law School is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and Distance Education and Training Council (DETC), which is registerd with UK government.

How to apply ?

Simply follow the steps given below to enrol:
1. Fill enrolment form on-line at https://nclaws.org/apply-now/
(This can be paid online using credit or debit card)