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Law Graduate Diploma GDL/CPE Graduate Diploma (full-time)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

    Graduate Diploma

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    04-OCT-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This course is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Bar Standards Board (BSB) as satisfying the requirements of the academic stage of training. 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.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching comprises lectures and tutorials delivered over two days of the week. This gives you three days to spend on preparation, attend careers events and to be involved in pro bono work.

  • The seven foundation subjects are assessed by exams.
  • The English Legal System and Legal Research are assessed by an online Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) which you can take as many times as needed. These two subjects are not credited but you must pass them to be awarded the GDL.
  • You will also be required to complete a 5,000 word assessed project on a topic of your choice.

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.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,750per year

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

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 104 26

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    93 42%

    94th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    76th

    29
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    60th

    25

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