HNC Legal Services

HNC

In Glasgow

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    HNC

  • Location

    Glasgow (Scotland)

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

This course aims to provide a broad based qualification on which to build a professional career in the diverse and dynamic legal services sector. It provides the knowledge, vocational skills and professional attributes appropriate to employment within the legal sector. Like the HND, emphasis is on assessment by case study and practical exercise. Candidates will also have the opportunity to.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Glasgow
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Cathedral Street, G1 2TA

Starts

On request

To take into account

One Higher Grade pass normally English (alternatively, Modern Studies, History or Economics may be accepted) and two other passes at Standard Grade (or equivalent) at band 3 or above; or completion of a National Qualification including Communication 4 and appropriate subject modules.

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Course programme



HNC Legal Services

KEY FEATURES
This course aims to provide a broad based qualification on which to build a professional career in the diverse and dynamic legal services sector. It provides the knowledge, vocational skills and professional attributes appropriate to employment within the legal sector. Like the HND, emphasis is on assessment by case study and practical exercise. Candidates will also have the opportunity to undertake a Professional Legal Skills Unit which will focus on client interviewing techniques and will also have the offer of non compulsory evening classes covering such subjects as Criminology; Forensic Medicine and Science and Medical Law.

COURSE CONTENT

A selection of core units includes:
Commercial Law; Scottish Legal System; Scots Private Law; Property Law; Legal Research Techniques; and Communication.

COURSE CODE:

6FHDLEGS

DURATION:
1 year Full time

START DATE:
August - 2010

COMPLETION DATE:
June - 2011

PROGRESSION
Learners can progress to HND Legal Services on successful completion of all core units and a Graded Unit (A, B or C pass). Alternatively, you can pursue a career within solicitors? firms, the Scottish Legal Aid Board, Police Service, Scottish Courts Service, and legal departments in local authorities and organisations in the financial sector.

SCQF PROGRESSION
7 - 8

HNC Legal Services

Price on request