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Graduate Diploma in Law


Course Description

The course is designed principally for non-law graduates who have decided they wish to pursue a career in the legal profession. It is also suitable for law graduates without a qualifying law degree or with a ‘stale’ law degree (ie one that is too old to be recognised as current).

* Develop the knowledge and understanding of the key foundation areas of law (public and EU law, law of contract, law of tort, criminal law, land law and equity and trusts) and an additional area of law of the student’s choice
* Understand the workings of the English Legal System
* Develop the key skills needed to become a lawyer(e.g. legal research, problem solving, critical judgement)
* Acquire the ability to construct and present an argument concerning legal materials and be able to evaluate the merits of more than one point of view

Visit the Graduate Diploma in Law page on the Plymouth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Normally an honours degree of at least second-class honours or equivalent or a Certificate of Academic Standing issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, Law Society or the Bar Council.

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