Professional courses

We are proud to introduce our new partnership with the University of Law for the future provision of the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) in Sheffield.

Law students

Thanks to this new collaboration, students can study for The University of Law’s Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at our Sheffield campus. The University of Law will be responsible for providing the educational content, teaching and support of both programmes.

If you have already applied to the LPC and GDL in Sheffield and have questions about the rest of your applicant journey, or if you are considering applying for the University's LPC or GDL programmes in Sheffield, please contact  ULaw at  or on 01483 216000. 

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Professional courses

Legal Practice Course (LPC)

The LPC is the final vocational stage of training to become a qualified solicitor. You study the LPC after successful completion of a qualifying law degree, or other recognised qualifications. 

For more information about this course, visit the ULaw website here.

Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

The GDL is specially designed as the conversion course into legal study. It is the pathway into practice for non-law graduates.

For more information about this course, visit the ULaw website here


The University of Law offer a number of scholarships and bursaries available to help their students to achieve their career ambitions. With a fund of over £2 million available, the scholarships offered for the LPC and GDL range from financial contributions to full course fee payments and are awarded based on merit, need or a combination of the two. 

Information about each scholarship and the eligibility criteria can be found on the ULaw scholarships page.

You can view further information in our FAQ document here.

For any questions, please contact ULaw at  or on 01483 216000. 

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