Graduate Diploma in Law
School of Law, Faculty of Social Sciences
Our award-winning teaching is informed by our world-class research in law and criminal justice. Our graduates are in demand all over the world.
About the course
Course description 2017
Also known as the Common Professional Exam, this is a one-year conversion course for non-law graduates or those who have a law degree from another country.
You can fast-track your way to the next stage of legal training to become either a barrister or solicitor in England or Wales.
- English Legal System
- Torts Law
- Contract Law
- Public Law
- EU Law
- Land Law
- Equity and Trusts
- Legal Research Methods
- Company Law
Teaching and assessment
You’ll attend seminars and be assessed by examination.
1 year full-time
Minimum 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent, in any subject, but we’ll consider each application on its own merits.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Apply online through the Law Central Applications Board.
Fees and funding
You can apply for postgraduate study using our Postgraduate Online Application Form. It is a quick and easy process.
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.