12 months
9450 GBP/year
9450 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Laws of England and Wales from Leeds Beckett University will help you on your journey into the legal professionand will help you stand out from the crowd in this highly competitive field. Combining all the core modules required by the relevant professional bodies in law, this course will prepare non-law graduates for the next step towards becoming a solicitor or a barrister.  

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You will study foundation elements of legal theory, and your independent research project will give you the opportunity to focus on an area of law that interests you. Taught by experienced tutors, including qualified solicitors and barristers with significant professional expertise in all areas of law, the breadth of knowledge and skills in Laws of England and Wales from Leeds Beckett University   will ensure you receive specialist support on a wide variety of topics, from medical negligence to anti-terrorism law.

Legal education and training has been subject to a detailed review by professional regulators in the legal sector. The review has examined the routes to qualification as a solicitor or barrister.


You could progress to the next stage of legal training by undertaking our Legal Practice Course to train as a solicitor, or the Bar Professional Training Course to become a barrister. Your course will also open up roles that require a deep-rooted and broad knowledge of the law, such as a paralegal. You could also apply your expertise to roles in marketing, local government, mental health or social work.

  • Solicitor
  • Barrister
  • Paralegal

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Equity & Trusts Law
  • Independent Legal Research Project
  • Foundations of Property Law
  • Foundations of Public Law
  • Foundations of the Law of the European Union 
  • Law, Institutions & Skills
  • Foundations of Contract Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

Students wishing to undertake the Master of Laws of England and Wales degree for the purpose of qualification as a barrister must:
  • Hold a UK/Republic of Ireland degree, awarded at or above 2:2; or
  • Have been granted a Certificate of Academic Standing by the Bar Standards Board on the basis of an overseas degree or a non-standard UK/Republic of Ireland degree; or
  • Have been approved by the Bar Standards Board Qualifications Committee as suitable for admission as a mature student. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  •  PT tuitions: £4,725 per year 


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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