This course offers a variety of prospective career paths, most notably a future in the legal industry, but also access to professions such as management, finance, and business.

  • One year full-time
  • Two years part-time on Saturday mornings at Kirkcaldy Campus
  • This course is also offered as a School College Partnership Course
  • The Scottish Legal System
  • Property law
  • Commercial law
  • Scots private law
  • Communication
  • Legal research techniques
  • Graded Unit 1

One of the following:

  • One Higher at Grade C or above in a relevant subject
  • Foundation Apprenticeship: Business Skills SCQF Level 6
  • Advanced Certificate: Business Enterprise with a minimum of 12 SQA units
  • Another relevant course at SCQF Level 6
  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis

School pupils wishing to apply for the School College Partnership course option should speak to their school for entry requirements.

  • HND: Legal Services SCQF Level 8
  • Part-time HNC students wishing to progress to HND Legal Services Year 2 will be required to pick up additional credits (3 credits) in either Year 1 or 2nd Year of your HNC
  • Paralegal
  • Mortgage executive
  • Public sector legal departments
  • Human resources
  • Banking
  • Management
  • Sheriff’s officer
  • Court officer
  • Scottish courts service
  • Precognition agent
  • Textbook – approx. £30
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. This group/individual conversation may be an information session, a portfolio discussion, or a skills based exercise