Taught course

Law Graduate Diploma

De Montfort University · Department of Law

Entry requirements

Generally you should have a good honours degree in any subject other than law or a non - qualifying law degree.

Months of entry


Course content

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.

  • Attendance
    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.
  • Teaching
    Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality.
  • Facilities
    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.
  • Location
    Central UK location and attractive city centre campus.
  • Pastoral Support
    Excellent pastoral care and support by staff.
  • E-learning
    Additional online learning support provided via DMU’s Blackboard facility.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent is normally required.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • GDL
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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