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Legal Practice (Part time)

Postgraduate Diploma
24 months
Duration
5250 GBP/year
5250 GBP/year
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About

The Legal Practice (Part time) course from De Montfort University is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Bar Standards Board (BSB) as satisfying the requirements of the academic stage of training.

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Overview

The  Legal Practice (Part time) course from  De Montfort University  is the conversion course for graduates in subjects other than law or who have a non-qualifying law degree, who intend to become solicitors or barristers. 

  • Attendance - Delivered at weekends, this course is ideal for those in employment and who may have other commitments
  • Careers and Pro Bono - Access to a mentor, individual careers advice and guidance as well as opportunities for involvement in our pro bono activities
  • Teaching - Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality
  • Facilities- Students are taught in the state-of-the-art £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with its own mock courtroom, client interviewing room and integrated law library
  • Location- Central UK location and attractive city centre campus
  • Pastoral Support- Excellent pastoral care and support by staff
  • E-learning

Graduate careers

This is the conversion course for graduates in subjects other than law or who have a non - qualifying law degree who intend to become solicitors or barristers.

It is recognised by the SRA and BSB as satisfying the requirements of the academic stage of training. 

All students have access to our mentoring programme and can take part in pro bono activities offered.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Obligations I (Contract)
  • Obligations II (Tort)
  • Foundations of Property Law Year one
  • Foundation of Public Law
  • Foundations of Criminal Law 
  • European Union Law 
  • Foundations of Equity and Trusts

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in any subject other than law or a non qualifying law degree with a minimum pass of 2:2.

  • You need to prove to us that you meet the SRA’s requirements for admission to the GDL, and provide evidence for any exemptions that you may request from individual subjects. You need to do that before you start the GDL by providing any documentation we require.
  • If you are going to undertake the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) following the GDL, please refer to the BSB website for further details. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

We are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study, which is why we offer the Vice-Chancellor’s 2020 Scholarship. This gives DMU graduates a tuition fee discount of up to 50 per cent on selected full-time and part-time postgraduate courses, based on academic achievement and merit.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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