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Foundations in Law PG Cert

Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree:

-Any non-law degree obtained in the UK
-Upper second class honours or above
International requirements:
-Minimum 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Why study Foundations in Law at Liverpool John Moores University

  • Gain a solid foundation in legal knowledge and skills
  • Part Time Study Option
Provides legal knowledge with linked practical skills in the Six Foundations of Legal Knowledge:
  • Contract Law
  • Crime
  • Equity & Trusts
  • Land Law
  • Public & EU Law
  • Law of Tort

About this course

Designed specifically for non-law graduates, this Foundations in Law PG Cert, will provide the legal knowledge and competencies that will allow a student to proceed onto the Solicitors Qualifying Examination preparatory courses.

This course is available to study full-time or part-time.

This programme is designed for non-law graduates who wish to qualify as a solicitor in England or Wales by way of the Solicitors Regulation Authority's SQE (Solicitors Qualifying Examination) examinations.

Delivered by academics and qualified professional practitioners, this postgraduate programme will provide the legal knowledge and competencies needed in the Six Foundations of Legal Knowledge; Contract Law; Crime; Equity & Trusts; Land Law; Public & EU Law; and the Law of Tort.

It aims to provide both legal knowledge and linked practical skills in order to put the non-law graduate in a position to commence onto a SQE prep course in order to complete the vocational phase of qualification as a solicitor.

Information for international students

View country specific entry requirements

Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please see the course page for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    6 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
0151 231 5090