St. Patrick's

Program Description


St. Patrick's


This 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND) provides a comprehensive overview of Law, and valuable insight into its primary disciplines.

This course is accredited by Edexcel.

Course content

During the first year, you will cover the processes and people that form the English legal system, alongside key areas of law such as crime and public law. Successful completion of year 1 also gains you a Higher National Certificate (HNC) Law.

Year 2 pushes further into legal fields and disciplines. These include land law, tort and convincing. You will also develop more advanced reading, research and communication skills.

Career and study progression

Typical career paths include the undertaking of a Law LLB in order to become a Barrister or Solicitor. Other professions available may include Legal Executive or Probation Worker, alongside a wide range of options in the private and public sectors.

Successfully completing this course also provides access onto the first year of the Law LLB we offer through the University of London.

Study in world-renowned legal capital

Studying in London means some of the world’s most high-profile legal firms, courts and organisations are within easy reach of our College. There are few better places to embark on your legal career and to observe the legal system in action.

Course structure

The 6 modules you will study each deal with a particular topic in detail. Using the knowledge you acquire, you will then undertake a case study or dissertation to complete the course.

Course Modules

Year 1

(following completion of all modules/units on HNC)

  • European Union Law
  • The Law of Trusts
  • Law in Practice III: Introduction to Conveyancing
  • The Law of Tort
  • Land Law
  • Dissertation/Case Study

Entry Requirements

  • At least 18 years of age
  • 4 GCSEs (including English and Maths) or 120 UCAS points – or equivalent qualification
  • Mature students without the above qualifications will be considered after successful completion of the HNC in Law.
  • English proficiency – for non-English speaking countries as defined by the UKBA
  • IELTS 5.0 or equivalent
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
2 years
Full time
9,000 GBP
Start date Aug. 2017
United Kingdom London, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 9,000 GBP
- Tuition fee non-EU; £6,000 - Tuition fee EU