Aim of the Programme
The purpose of this Programme of Study is to produce graduates with valuable legal knowledge to become effective and qualified Legal Assistants by teaching them the responsibilities and job requirements of this position.
Students will be provided with many necessary and useful tools, most needed and appreciated in the profession, such as fluency in English (both written and verbal), excellent typing capabilities, computer literacy, excellent organizational and time management skills, as well as strong communication abilities.
On completion of the Programme Students will be able to use and explain legal terminology, write legal documents, complete legal forms, and prepare professional correspondence with the required speed and accuracy.
Intended learning outcomes
Language of instruction: English.
Evidence of knowledge of English
Candidates whose native language is not English will be required to produce evidence of proficiency in written and spoken English, such as the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT) with a score of 46-59, the IELTS with a minimum score of 5.5, the GCE O.L or I.G.C.S.E in English language with a passing grade of at least “C”, or any other equivalent internationally recognized examination.
In case evidence of any of the aforementioned qualifications is not provided, the candidate will be expected to pass the College’s English Language Test, (CELT). The College is using the internationally recognized Oxford placement test. If candidates do not succeed in this test they will be classified according to their score in one of the levels of Intensive English Courses, as indicated below, and they will be automatically registered in the Foundation Programme. This can only occur if Students satisfy all other admission requirements.
|BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS||BUS 102||6|
|ICT I||CSC 101||6|
|ACCOUNTING I||ACC 101||6|
|ICT II||CSC 102||6|
|ACADEMIC WRITING||ENG 103||6|
|PUBLIC RELATIONS||MKT 120||6|
|LAW OFFICE PROCEDURES I||SEC 114||6|
|LAW OFFICE PROCEDURES II||SEC 123||6|
|LEGAL PRINCIPLES I||LAW 111||6|
|LEGAL PRINCIPLES II||LAW 215||6|
|LEGAL WRITING I||LAW 121||6|
|LEGAL WRITING II||LAW 225||6|
|ENGLISH TYPEWRITING I||SEC 211||6|
|ENGLISH TYPEWRITING II||SEC 221||6|
|OFFICS ETHICS AND BEHAVIOUR||SEC 222||6|
|FUNDAMENTALS OF THE LAW OF SUCCESSION||LAW 217||6|
|FUNDAMENTALS OF THE LAW OF CONTRACT||LAW 223||6|
|FUNDAMENTALS OF CORPORATE LAW||LAW 214||6|
|GREEK TYPEWRITING I||SEC 111||6|
|GREEK TYPEWRITING II||SEC 121||6|
|FUNDAMENTALS OF THE LAW ON THE MENTAL PATIENTS||LAW 216||6|
|JURISDICTION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF CYPRUS||LAW 222||6|