This land law module provides an introduction to land law. It discuses what is meant by 'land'; the extent of land; the different estates in land and the different rights over land.
The Land Law module is divided into 9 sections:
Section 1: The meaning of 'land'.
Section 2: Ownership of and rights over land: part one
Section 3: Joint ownership of land and estoppel
Section 4: Ownership of and rights over land: part two
Section 5: Rights over land: mortgages
Section 6: Rights over land: easements and profits
Section 7: Rights over land: covenants in freehold land
Section 8: Dealings with title
Section 9: Ownership of land through adverse possession
Books Included in Module Fee
King, Sarah. Beginning Land Law, Routledge, 2015.
Duddington, John. Law Express: Land Law, Pearson Education Limited, 2018.
Smith, Roger. Property Law, Pearson Education Limited, 2018.
Duddington, John. Law Express Question and Answer: Land Law, Pearson Education Limited, 2017.
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The Level 4 Diploma is equivalent to the first year of a degree. Typically, the Level 4 Diploma should take between 18-24 months to complete but, depending on prior knowledge of the subject and your circumstances, the Level 4 Diploma could be completed in 12 months or a longer period.
Where a student intends to complete the Level 4 Diploma in 18-24 months, the Land Law module would usually be completed in 3-4 months. As mentioned above, this module could be completed over a longer or shorter period depending on prior knowledge of the subject and your circumstances.
ALO will tailor your module and the support offered to help you achieve your desired outcome, in your desired timeframe.
You can apply for an exemption for the Land Law module where you have a Law Degree, a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or similar qualification.
To apply for an exemption you will need to provide us with evidence of your prior qualification. We will map your prior learning to the learning outcomes of the Land Law module and confirm whether you are eligible for an exemption.
Level 3 legal qualifications (CILEx / Institute of Paralegals) will not qualify for an exemption for this Land Law module
Students transitioning from an external qualification to SQA must achieve at least one module without exemption to be awarded an SQA Diploma.
This module is assessed by way of written assignment which you will be given 28 days to complete and return.
You can apply for assessment at any time.
You can enhance your training to qualify as a Registered Conveyancing Technician. To qualify, 6 months work experience must be undertaken combined with completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice (or equivalent if applying for exemptions).
To qualify you must submit to email@example.com:
1. an application form, including your statement of relevant work experience
2. a certified copy of photographic ID, such as a Passport or a Photographic Driving Licence; and
3. all educational certificates and transcripts.
After completing the Level 4 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice, you could go on to study the Level 6 Diploma in Conveyancing Law and Practice to become a property law specialist.
With the requisite amount of practical experience you could then qualify as a Licensed Conveyancer.
With experience, you could go on to manage a conveyancing department in a large firm, or set up your own conveyancing practice.
You could also take further training to become a solicitor.