Taught course

Professional Legal Practice

Institution
Robert Gordon University · Aberdeen Business School
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

To gain admission to the Diploma course entrants require to obtain passes in certain "core" subjects (prerequisite professional subjects) in their LLB Degree from a Scottish university.
Alternatively you will have undertaken a pre-Diploma training contract and completed the Law Society of Scotland's professional qualifying examinations.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Diploma in Professional Legal Practice enables graduates to practice as solicitors in Scotland. This is an accredited PEAT 1 course accredited by the Law Society of Scotland.

After completion of an LLB Degree from a Scottish university, or the professional examinations of The Law Society of Scotland, those who intend to become solicitors in Scotland are required to undertake the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.

The course is studied full-time over 26 weeks and there is an option to complete the course on a part-time basis (over 2 years). Please contact the Course Leader, Val Bremner for more information on the part-time study option.

Our courses are ranked within the top Universities by the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University Tables.

Information for international students

Postgraduate courses normally require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all 4 components. Some of our courses require a different level of English. Please check our course pages for specific details. Test reports are valid for a period of 2 years and can be used as proof of English for admission if valid on the start date of your course.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,830 entire course (Tuition Fee) (additional charge for books applies) .
International students
£6,830 entire course (Tuition Fee) (additional charge for books applies) .

For more information, visit http://www.rgu.ac.uk/future-students/finance-and-scholarships/finance-and-scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

full time
7 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgoffice@rgu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1224 26 2209