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Certificate Criminal Law And Procedure

(SCQF level 7)

Administration, Human Resources & Law, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

24th Aug 2020, 24 weeks

Day(s):

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

See alternative times and dates »

Location

Outreach

Cost

£ 450

Overview

The Certificate in Criminal Law and Procedure offers you the chance to learn, appreciate and understand the workings of the criminal law system in Scotland. You will work on two distinct areas, Criminal Procedure and Criminal Law, and contemporary issues surrounding them, allowing a unique opportunity to gain valuable knowledge of how criminal law operates within Scotland, by looking at real-life cases and applying these to case study situations.

The course is ideally suited to anyone who has a general interest in law but could also prove invaluable for anyone wishing to eventually pursue a career in which criminal law or procedure is central. The course is run entirely on a distance learning basis, which means you won't need to attend the College.  You will need to complete three assessments to successfully pass the course, with support and feedback available from an assigned Law lecturer.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • There are no specific entry requirements. However, the course would be suited to individuals who are currently working within a legal setting.

What you study

After the course

Careers

On completing the course and further study you could apply for jobs within Criminal Justice, Police Scotland, Scottish Courts, Law Firms or the Crown Office Procurator Fiscal Service.

Continuing study

Successful completion of this course may allow progress to:

  • HNC Legal Services.
  • HND Legal Services.

Teaching

How the course is taught

This course is distance learning. All materials and assessments are accessed and submitted online. You are not required to attend the college.

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 17:00 4th Jan 2021 - 11th Jun 2021 24 weeks 24 weeks View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    24th Aug 2020, 24 weeks
  • Day(s):
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    Outreach
  • Cost:
    £ 450