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: 6.0 with no skills below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Months of entry


Course content

Develop your existing legal knowledge and complete modules that allow you to work towards becoming a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) and be recognised as a Chartered Legal Executive lawyer.

You will study on campus on a weekly basis through immersive three-hour workshops designed to fit around your existing work commitments.

Your modules will give you a detailed understanding of two specific areas of the law and the specialist knowledge that is central to client care including professional conduct, negotiation and legal writing. You will use case studies to gain a practical understanding of legal practice.

You will have the opportunity to be mentored by a practising professional from the Leeds legal community, giving you insight into life in a law firm and access to one-to-one support to really sharpen your career prospects.

Fees and funding

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

Qualification and course duration


part time
12 months

Course contact details

Admission Enquiries
+44 (0)113 812 3113