Introduction to Law with Criminology

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus


This is an entry-level, introductory into the world of Law and Criminology. You will cover various aspects of Law including Scots Law, Property Law and more. This course provides an insight into the varied aspects of the legal sector and the many career options available.

You will explore the following subject areas:

Scots law; The nature and extent of crime; Crime control strategies; Crime scenes; Crime in the community; Contract law; Property law and family law.

You will also learn about Crime in Society and gain a general understanding of consumer and investor protection and employment Law. Throughout the course you will develop and enhance your skills in areas such as employability.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Progression Routes

HNC/D 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)

Legal Support Services

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