OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law

Qualification Number: 610/1961/6

COURSE LEVEL
Level 6
COURSE TYPE
Endorsed Course
AWARDING BODY
OTHM
DURATION
1 Year
STUDY METHOD
Online Self-Paced
CERTIFICATE
Available to Purchase Separately
Assessment Method
Internal assessment then external verification by OTHM

Overview

OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law qualification is to give learners the opportunities to develop knowledge and understanding of core legal principles and help build foundational professional and research skills.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honours degree).

These qualifications are designed to provide opportunities for learners to acquire a broad range of knowledge and understanding and to develop a range of skills essential for a successful career in law, The qualification also provides the underpinning knowledge of the law contributing to preparation for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.

OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law qualification is to give learners the opportunities to develop knowledge and understanding of core legal principles and help build foundational professional and research skills.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honors degree).

These qualifications are designed to provide opportunities for learners to acquire a broad range of knowledge and understanding and to develop a range of skills essential for a successful career in law, The qualification also provides the underpinning knowledge of the law contributing to preparation for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.

 

Course Outline

The OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law qualification consists of twelve mandatory units, 240 credits, 2400 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 960 hours.

To achieve the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law qualification, learners must achieve 240 credits, of which 120 credits are at Level 4 (6 units) and 120 credits are at Level 5 (6 units).

Mandatory units

  • Mandatory units
  • An Introduction to the English Legal System (20 credits)
  • Academic Writing and Research Skills for Law (20 credits)
  • Contract Law (20 credits)
  • Business Law (20 credits)
  • Public Law (20 credits)
  • Criminal Law (20 credits)
  • Company Law and Corporate Governance (20 credits)
  • Employment Law (20 credits)
  • International Business Law (20 credits)
  • Land Law (20 credits)
  • Tort Law (20 credits)
  • Legal Research Methods and Professional Skills (20 credits)

 

Requirements

These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.

The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:

  • Relevant Level 3 or 4 Diploma
  • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
  • Centres should review the prior qualifications and experience of each learner and consider whether they provide the necessary foundations to undertake the programme of study at level 5. These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.
  • The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:
  • Relevant Level 3 or 4 Diploma
  • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant experience (learners must check with the delivery center regarding this experience prior to registering for the Programme)
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.
  • Centres should review the prior qualifications and experience of each learner and consider whether they provide the necessary foundations to undertake the programme of study at level 5.

 

Who is This Course For?

OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law qualification is to give learners the opportunities to develop knowledge and understanding of core legal principles and help build foundational professional and research skills.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honours degree).

These qualifications are designed to provide opportunities for learners to acquire a broad range of knowledge and understanding and to develop a range of skills essential for a successful career in law, The qualification also provides the underpinning knowledge of the law contributing to preparation for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.

OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law qualification is to give learners the opportunities to develop knowledge and understanding of core legal principles and help build foundational professional and research skills.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honors degree).

These qualifications are designed to provide opportunities for learners to acquire a broad range of knowledge and understanding and to develop a range of skills essential for a successful career in law, The qualification also provides the underpinning knowledge of the law contributing to preparation for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.

 

Assessment

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the center and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgment that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the assessor.

The assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

Specific assessment guidance and relevant marking criteria for each unit are made available in the Assignment Brief document sent to centers on request.

Accreditation

London College for Professionals Offers Endorsed Courses by OTHM UK and under OTHM Endorsed Provision.

OTHM Endorsed Provision

London College for Professionals has designed and developed its courses under the guidance and supervision by OTHM to ensure that its courses meet the high standards quality criteria.

About OTHM

UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). We have a network of numerous delivery centres globally to deliver our qualifications. OTHM has established strong academic relationships in the UK and overseas to ensure that OTHM qualifications are recognized globally.

The local and international recognition has enabled OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

Certification

Upon successfully passing the course, the learner must pay for a Certificate of Completion from LCFP (either in PDF format or Hardcopy) or an Endorsed Diploma from OTHM (Hardcopy).

Payment Plan
Mode of Study (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee1999
Fee Discounted 1750
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Initial Deposit500
Instalments4 Monthly Instalments @375 per month (UK Based Companies 20% VAT Exclusive) 

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