L7 Criminal Practice – Single Unit

In this unit you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of criminal litigation.

£475.00

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Single units can be taken at any time

In this unit you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of criminal practice and litigation. Through practical skills learned, you’ll apply this to a given scenario. From taking instruction from the client, advising them throughout the process, assisting them in trial and once matters have been concluded.

Learning Outcomes

  • Criminal Court Structure
  • Preliminary Matters
  • Powers of the Police
  • The Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984
  • The methods of commencing proceedings
  • After Arrest; Public Funding in Criminal Proceedings
  • Bail

Summary Trial

  • Trial by Indictment: Sentencing;
  • Appeal

What's included

  • All course material
  • Assignment and test marking
  • Full tutorial support
  • Certificate on completion

Entry requirements

One of the following is required or equivalent – if unsure, please contact us or phone 0207 112 8034

UK Graduates require either an LL.B, BA LAW or CPE/GDL which has successfully been completed within the last 7 years. However, if a degree has been attained prior to this, then consideration may be given subject to the applicant’s level of experience since attaining their degree. Please contact NALP to discuss eligibility.

Graduates who have gained their LLB outside of the UK should have studied The English Legal System as part of their undergraduate course and provide evidence of this on applying for the the Level 7 Diploma in Paralegal Practice.

If you are a non UK law Graduate and have NOT studied the English Legal System, you have the option of studying Part 1 of the Level 4 Diploma in Paralegal Studies: General Principals of Law before commencing this course. NB you also require evidence of English Language proficiency at IELTS Level 6 or equivalent

Assessment

Assessment is continuous by assignment. Assignments can be requested when the learner is ready, and once requested and sent, the Learner will have a 4 week period in which to complete the assignment and return by the due date.

Assignments are marked and graded either with a pass (45 – 64%), merit (65 – 79%) and distinction (80-100%).

Tutors are on hand to answer any queries that the learner may have and give unlimited help and guidance if there is anything that the learner may not fully understand with regard to the material.

Compulsory units

Description
In this unit you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of criminal litigation. Through practical skills learned, you’ll apply this to a given scenario. From taking instruction from the client, advising them throughout the process, assisting them in trial and once matters have been concluded.
Learning Outcomes
Criminal Court Structure
Preliminary Matters
Powers of the Police
The Police & Criminal Evidence Act 1984
The methods of commencing proceedings
After Arrest; Public Funding in Criminal Proceedings
Bail
Summary Trial
Trial by Indictment: Sentencing;
Appeal

Qualification

This is a single unit course, no qualification

Compulsory units
  • Criminal Practice
Study type
Distance learning