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Legal Services with Administration and IT

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course has been developed with the purpose of providing you with the basic legal, administration and IT skills and knowledge required for further study and/or employment where a basic understanding of the law and administration may enhance your career prospects.

  • Develop your knowledge and understanding of the role of the law.
  • Provide you with the opportunity to develop relevant Core Skills for legal & administration-related occupations and further study.
  • Prepare you for entry into related HN programmes.

What you will learn

A sample of topics cover is detailed below

  • Scots Law
  • Crime in Society
  • Word Processing Legal
  • IT Solutions for Administrators

Meta Skills Developed:

  • Integrity
  • Adapting
  • Initiative
  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Curiosity
  • Critical thinking

How the course is assessed

Each subject will have different evidence requirements and approaches to assessment.

Some examples are provided below on the methods of assessments:

  • Open Book
  • Exam – Closed book controlled
  • Project based assessments

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of three relevant National 4s (must include English and Maths/Numeracy) OR;
  • Any relevant National Qualifications Group Award at SCQF level 4 or 5 (including Comms/Numeracy)

Relevant subjects could include - English, Business, Economics, Marketing, Modern Studies, Science subjects

Candidates will be considered on an individual basis

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • No interview required

English Proficiency Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • HNC  Legal Services
  • HNC Administration & IT
  • Please follow the link below for further information on Progression 

           Pathways

 

Career options

  • Junior Administration roles
  • Junior Legal Assistant

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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