Legal Services

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This is a one year Full-time HNC Legal Services course. This course will provide you with a basic understanding of Scots law and legal procedures. The course is developed in line with current professional practice to ensure we provide you with the latest skills and knowledge. You will be encouraged to build your confidence levels developing competence in a variety of specialised legal areas - vital to your success in the industry. This course prepares you to progress further study of Scots law in degree-level programmes.

Course includes:
Law and the Communication Industries; Scots Private Law; Scottish Legal System; Legal Research Techniques; Commercial Law; Scottish Criminal Law; Legal Services Graded Unit 1; Criminology; Property Law; Legal Services; Mooting; Communication: Business Communication.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers preferably including English. Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Year 2

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Enterprise and Commerce

SCQF Level