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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    6 months

Course summary

Key information

Gain excellent preparation for professional legal practice through our Postgraduate Diploma. You will experience working life as a trainee solicitor by processing client files and performing tasks relating to case studies, giving you a strong foundation for a career in law.

Benefits of this course

You will learn by working on a series of client files similar to cases handled by a solicitor’s office. Our expert staff guide you through different tasks that need to be undertaken to advance a case.

We give you skills in drafting legal documents, preparing letters of advice, interviewing clients and delivering submissions in court.

You will be taught at master's level while focusing primarily on practice.

You may also concentrate on a specific area that relates to your training contract applications. This can help to underline your commitment to a certain legal field.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable if you want to become a solicitor in any area of law. It can form part of your training to be eligible for admission to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales.

You will have completed a qualifying law degree or a non-law degree, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Law.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 10,970per year

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

University information

City, University of London

  • University League Table

    57th

  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

City is one of the most international UK universities. Students are from over 160 countries, creating a diverse, cosmopolitan university community.
City's supportive alumni network stretches across the globe. They help those thinking of moving to London and organise in-country events after graduation.
City's international student advice team give guidance on the application process, answers questions on visa and immigration issues and check visa documents.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    143 65%

    33rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    91st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.65 73%

    98th

    16

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