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Graduate Diploma in Law (part time)

Course Description

About the course

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.
Delivered at weekends, this course is ideal for those in employment and who may have other commitments.
•Careers and Pro Bono
Access to a mentor, individual careers advice and guidance as well as opportunities for involvement in an extensive range of pro bono activities.
Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality.
Students are taught in the state-of-the-art £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with its own mock courtroom, client interviewing room, integrated law library and book shop.
Central UK location and attractive city centre campus.
•Pastoral Support
Excellent pastoral care and support by staff.
Additional online learning support provided via DMU’s Blackboard facility.

Teaching and assessment

•Lectures are available to listen to online
•Teaching sessions are held over five study weekends in the first year and four study weekends in the second year
•In addition to attending the study weekends you are able to submit mock examinations for marking.
•The seven foundation subjects are assessed by exams
•The English legal system is assessed by a piece of coursework and the additional area of study by a 5,000 word project
•You also have to complete an assessed legal research exercise and a further piece of assessed coursework

Visit the Graduate Diploma in Law (part time) page on the De Montfort University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Generally you should have a good honours degree in any subject other than law or a non - qualifying law degree. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Course Fees

£6,850 over 2 years (UK/EU), £6,850 (over 2 years) There is an additional administrative charge of £150 per annum for students who live overseas.

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