Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2 honours degree (or equivalent) in any subject from a recognised UK institution.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) is the conversion course for non-law graduates who want to qualify as either solicitors or barristers. Our GDL will prepare you for practice, polish your performance and boost your prospects.

We offer highly flexible ways to learn, designed to fit around your other com-mitments: full-time, part-time day, evening and weekend*, and our online GDL.

*Not all part time modes are available at all locations

Information for international students

We welcome students from all over the world. To learn more about entry requirements, including English language requirements, please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
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Fees vary for the GDL programme depending on which location you choose to study at. Part-time study may not run at all locations. There are also a number of funding options available. For more information, visit our website.

You can also choose to study our LLM [Law Conversion], which provides the necessary training needed to convert your non-law degree, and qualifies for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 from the Student Loans Company. Find out more.

Qualification and course duration


part time
18 months
full time
9 months

Course contact details