Legal Services

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


This course is ideal if you are interested in a career in law or want to progress to degree-level study. It is endorsed by the Law Society of Scotland and the Scottish Paralegal Association. During your course, you will have the opportunity to participate in visits to the law courts and meet a range of guest speakers. Previous guest speakers have been from The Faculty of Advocates and Police Scotland as well as several High Court judges and leading figures from the legal sector.

The following legal areas will be covered:

Scottish legal system; Scots private law; Property law; Commercial law; Communication; Legal research tecniques; Legal services graded unit 1.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher, preferably English or a Social Science subject, or NQ Introduction to Law with Criminology plus National 5 English.

Progression Routes

HND Legal Services

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Law, Criminology and Police Studies

SCQF Level


Career Area


Career Sectors

Law (Professional)

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