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Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE

Bournemouth University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Location

    Talbot Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    31-AUG-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This highly valued qualification is primarily intended for non-law graduates planning to enter the legal profession. Accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the course will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities and further study.

After completing the course, you can continue your studies on BU’s Legal Practice Course (LPC), the vocational stage of training for solicitors. Alternatively, if you’re interested in qualifying as a barrister, you can seek advice on the Bar Vocational Course from barristers in the law team.

Acquire knowledge of the foundation law subjects and of the English Legal Systems and processes required by The Law Society and The General Council of the Bar
Develop the ability to analyse legal problems and provide a range of solutions to them
Gain a critical understanding of contemporary legal issues and develop the ability to synthesise and challenge legal doctrines and concepts
Research and write a paper on a further area of law that interests you, and that you may wish to pursue in the future.
Benefit from a focused learning environment and individual support from our experienced academic staff, whose education is informed by their professional qualifications and experience as well as their research and publication interests.
Graduate able to proceed to the vocational stage of legal education

On this course you will be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners, demonstrators, technicians and research students.

This course covers the foundations of legal knowledge required by The Law Society and The General Council of the Bar. It has eight taught units.

You'll have the opportunity to research and write a paper on a further area of law that interests you, and that you may wish to pursue in the future.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    58th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    106 48%

    77th

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    91st

    11

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