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Postgraduate Law Courses

There are a few different postgraduate qualifications for aspiring lawyers and legal professionals.

Our guides explain common courses such as the Master of Laws (LLM), Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).

If you already know what kind of qualification you’re looking for, you can begin your search for the perfect LLM, GDL or LPC right now on

Master of Laws (LLM)

The LLM is an academic Masters degree in Law. These courses don't qualify you to practice unless they also award an LPC.

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LPC (Legal Practice Course)

The LPC builds on an existing undergraduate Law degree to qualify graduates as legal professionals.

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GDL (Graduate Diploma in Law)

The GDL allows postgraduates to train professionally in law, despite having studied an unrelated undergraduate subject.

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Other types of Masters

Looking for a more general Masters degree? Browse our guides to other postgraduate course types.

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