Taught course

Professional Legal Studies

Queen's University Belfast · Institute of Professional Legal Studies

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Entry requirements

Recognised Law degree* (or non-Law degree plus approved Legal Studies course) together with selection on the basis of performance in competitive admissions test; or recommended and approved students of the Honorable Society of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland; or recommended and approved students of the Law Society of Northern Ireland. * A list of recognised Law degrees is given on the Institute's website.

Months of entry


Course content

This programme in Professional Legal Studies has been designed to equip trainee barristers and solicitors for the first three years of practice.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website.

Fees and funding

For tuition fee information see here.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Diploma
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

The Director
+44 (0)28 9097 5567