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Legal Studies NPA Level 5/6

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

This six-month course is designed to introduce you to a wide range of law subjects. You will develop essential skills and knowledge which are vital to supporting your future career in legal administration or in a business or profession where awareness of legal principles would be particularly valuable. You will also develop other general skills such as word processing and customer care which you can use in a wide variety of industries. This course can enhance your employment prospects. It may also allow you to progress onto relevant HNC/D programmes where you can develop your skills and understanding further.

This course will be delivered using a blended learning model. You will have in-class theory bases lessons with some classes being delivered online. You should have access to a PC, Desktop Computer or tablet.

Your employer may be entitled to the funding for this course.

What you will learn

  • Law of Contract
  • Property Law
  • Employment Law
  • Word Processing Legal
  • Scots Law
  • Crime in Society

How the course is assessed

  • You will be continually assessed through written and practical assignments throughout the year

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • Three relevant National 4s (Intermediate 2 or credit Standard Grade passes including English) or Relevant National Units at appropriate levels 
  • Any relevant National Qualifications Group Award at SCQF level 4 or 5,
  • Candidates will be considered on an individual basis

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You may be required to complete an entry test 

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • After you complete your course In January you will then progress onto the Acces to our Legal Services course, which allows you to move onto the HND legal services in August 2023

Career options

  • Junior Legal Assistant
  • Administration assistant

 

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 29/08/22 20 Weeks

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