Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:2 honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. IELTS: 6.5 with no skill below 6.0 (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

Providing a route into the legal profession for non-law graduates, our our postgraduate diploma in law and our LLM Qualifying Law degree cover the key foundation subjects required by the professional bodies to complete the academic stage of training as a solicitor or barrister. It is delivered by a mix of online learning activities, directed study and small group workshop sessions.

Leeds is home to top-ranking UK and international law firms, including Pinsent Masons, DLA Piper, Hammonds, Addleshaw Goddard and Eversheds, and employs 7,100 professionals in the sector.

During the course you will have the opportunity to be partnered with a professional mentor – a legal practitioner in the local area who can provide practical support and advice, deepening your understanding of legal practice during the period of study.

Fees and funding

For the most up-to-date funding information please visit: http://courses.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/law_pgdip

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113