Taught course

Legal Practice Course

Leeds Beckett University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

You should have at least a 2:2 honours qualifying law degree, a postgraduate diploma in law (GDL/CPE), or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. IELTS: 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

This course is part of the vocational stage of your training if you wish to qualify as a solicitor. It is recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, covers a range of legal subjects prescribed by the authority and meets its training requirements.

To thoroughly prepare you for your legal career, your learning will focus on realistic case studies and you will explore the challenges of professional practice in workshops. You will be taught by qualified lawyers with significant professional expertise and experience. They will support your learning and will help you develop the skills needed to meet the demands of a competitive industry.

Leeds Law School has extensive links with the city’s legal community to help you expand your networks, build your profile and improve your employment prospects.

You could choose to study the LLM Legal Practice either full-time or part-time. If you choose to study the PG Dip Legal Practice it will provide credit points at masters level and you could enhance your future employability by completing a dissertation with a view to being awarded a masters in law.

Fees and funding

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

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113