OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Law

The primary aim of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Law program is to provide learners with the chance to cultivate a comprehensive grasp of fundamental legal principles while simultaneously fostering essential professional and research aptitudes.

 These qualifications aim to:

  1. Offer learners a wide-ranging knowledge base and comprehensive understanding.

  2. Cultivate essential skills crucial for a successful legal career.

  3. Furnish foundational legal knowledge, contributing to preparation for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.
  • Comprehend the fundamental principles governing the establishment of a company in UK legal regulations. 
  • Understand the basic concepts and themes in the evolution of employment law and contractual agreements. 
  • Learn recent developments in Employment Law. 
  • Grasp the basic concepts and principles underpinning the law governing the sale of goods. 
  • Instructs on the distinctions in ownership and vested interests about leases, licenses, and mortgages concerning land. 
  • Comprehend how to review literature in support of the research. 
  • Learn how professional skills are developed.


  • Are you worried about the recent changes in LAW? Then, the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Law is the ideal starting point for your career journey. 
  • The program allows the learners to develop a broad base of knowledge and skills that will enable them to work in various roles in all industries. 
  • Remember! The Assessment for the qualification is done based on assignments only, and you do not need to worry about writing any exam. 
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you can complete the qualification at your own pace, choosing online or blended learning from the comfort of your home.
  • Learning and pathway materials and study guides developed by our OTHM-approved tutors, who would be available around the clock in our cutting-edge learning management system. 
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we will provide comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk.
  • If you choose your course with blended learning, you will also enjoy live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can book at your convenience.

After completing a Level 5 Diploma in Law, individuals can explore various legal and related career opportunities. Here are some potential career paths: 

  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal, with an average salary of £35,328 per year 

  • Compliance Officer; with an average salary of £55,000 - £60,000 per year 

  • Claims Adjuster, with an average salary of £23,807per year

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through the SBTL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access our cutting-edge learning management platform to access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, and practical applications, which include real-world examples and case studies, will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats: PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • The tutors will provide Formative assessment feedback to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform.
  • Supervision for all modules.
  • Multiplatform accessibility through an online learning platform facilitates SBTL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktops, allowing students to study at their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only)
  • Assignment based Assessment (Time-constrained) 
  • No exam

These qualifications are intended for learners typically 18 years and older. Learners' entry profiles are expected to encompass at least one of the following criteria: 

  • A Level 4 Diploma or equivalent. 

  • GCE Advanced level in 3 subjects or equivalent. 

  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant experience (subject to approval by the delivery centre). 

  • International students whose first language is not English will need to have a score of 5.5 or above in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

      Successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Law provides learners with the opportunity to:

  • Option for OTHM Level 7 in International Business Law; or 

  • Approved qualification for Year 3 entry to UK Bachelor's degree

  • Quality, Standards and Recognitions- OTHM qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation); hence, the learners can be very confident about the quality of the qualifications as well.
  • Career Development to increase credibility with employers- All OTHM qualifications are developed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge every employer seeks. The learners pursuing an OTHM qualification will obtain an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and grow key competencies to tackle situations and work on projects more effectively, which will, in turn, give learners the potential to get promotions within the workplace. Alternatively, it allows them to progress onto an MBA top-up/Bachelor's degree / Master's degree programme around the World.
  • Flexible study options- All OTHM qualifications have a credit value, which tells you how many credits are awarded when a unit is completed. The credit value will indicate how long it will normally take you to prepare for a unit or qualification.

Three different types of qualification are:

  • The award is achieved with 1 – 12 credits
  • The certificate is completed with 13 – 36 credits

The diploma is completed with at least 37 credits

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.

Reference No : K/650/4971

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The unit will enable the learner to Understand the general principles of forming a company in UK law, the role of corporate governance in the company's management and a brief knowledge of insolvency and liquidation

Reference No : L/650/4972

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The purpose of this unit is to acquaint learners with employment law as it pertains to businesses. Learners will achieve this by applying legal principles to real-world employment scenarios and examining the significance and implications of employment contracts, regulations related to equality and discrimination, and redundancy.

Reference No : M/650/4973

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This module will empower you to understand national and international procurement of goods. Additionally, it will explore the logistics of shipping goods and delve into the rights and obligations of parties involved in international business transactions, addressing potential dispute resolution and liability scenarios.

Reference No : R/650/4974

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This module introduces land law, exploring the rights and responsibilities associated with land ownership. You'll gain insights into ownership definitions and distinctions between legal and equitable ownership and learn to address legal matters like easements, covenants, and third-party rights.

Reference No : T/650/4975

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This module offers an introduction to Tort law, facilitating the development of skills required to comprehend Tort law's functions, procedures for initiating actions, the establishment of a duty of care, and the potential remedies available for Tort law violations. Furthermore, you will explore and gain an understanding of the application of negligence, as well as the criteria and assessments associated with failure and other offences.

Reference No : Y/650/4976

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Learners will cultivate a diverse skill set encompassing legal research and ethical considerations, which will enhance their learning and serve as valuable and transferable research and professional competencies.

Delivery Methods

School of Business & Technology London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBTL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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