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 (SRA) and meets their Legal Practice Course outcomes.

We offer a learning environment that focuses on realistic case studies providing a general foundation for practice in the legal profession. Our workshops support you in developing your understanding and exploration of the concepts and demands of professional practice.

Our Leeds Law School helps you to improve your employment prospects by building your links with the legal community. The subject coverage is prescribed by the SRA and delivered by qualified lawyers with significant professional expertise and experience.

You will have a professional mentor – a legal practitioner in the local area who can provide practical support and advice during the period of study and work-based learning and career opportunities.

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