ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Law

ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Law


The ATHE Level 3 Online Diploma in Law is a 60-credit Ofqual-regulated award that is equivalent to an A Level or an Access to HE qualification. It has been intended for students who want to pursue a law degree but do not have the typical entry credentials. The qualification introduces learners to law and the legal system, as well as key academic, research, and communication skills to aid in their development. Westfield College offers an Online Diploma in Law online.

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

The learner must be 16 +

Entry profile:

  • 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above or Grade 4 and above
  • other related level 2 subjects
  • other equivalent international qualifications

Module Structure

Learners are required to complete 4 units to achieve the 60 credits required to gain the Level 3 Diploma in Law

Unit TitleLevelCredit 
Mandatory Units
The English Legal System315 
Contract Law315 
Legal Terminology and Communication315 
Academic and Research Skills for Law315 

Learners are able to:

  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Teacher support
  • WFC online portal ( 24/7 access to our user-friendly learning portal)
  • Assignments briefing
  • Excellent quality of study notes
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Online library.
  • Fully accredited UK courses
  • Dedicated customer support via chat, telephone, and email ( Monday to Friday)
  • WFC Student ID card


There are several options for advancement after completing a Level 3 Online Diploma in Law. Learners may proceed to a Level 4 Law or a Level 5 Law. Learners who achieve this qualification will be able to pursue a choice of bachelor’s degrees at a university.


Assessment is via assignment submission only


This ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Law programme is accredited by Gov  Ofqual Awarding body ATHE


If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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