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PGDip Professional Legal Practice

University of Dundee Dundee Law School

Full time & Part time September PgDip 9 months

About the course


The Diploma in Professional Legal Practice is a postgraduate, vocational qualification which must be obtained by students who wish to pursue a career in the legal profession in Scotland, either as a solicitor or advocate.

We aim to give you confidence that when you leave Dundee Law School, you will be professionally trained to cope with real situations that you will encounter in practice.

To be eligible for admission applicants must have successfully completed a qualifying LLB in Scots Law, or, have passed the professional examinations of the Law Society of Scotland.

The DPLP at Dundee Law School runs over two semesters, from September to April. Primarily delivered by practising solicitors, the programme acts as a bridge between the academic study of law and the requirements of legal

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Entry Requirements

You should have, or expect to have LLB in Scots Law to include all subjects required by the Law Society of Scotland. Entry to the programme is restricted to approximately 80 places determined by the academic merit of applicants. The main criterion for academic merit is the average mark obtained at first sitting in the subjects required by the Law Society of Scotland.



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