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 although there may be 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

For more information, international students should visit our International Office website: www.rgu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/legalpractice
International students
For more information visit www.rgu.ac.uk/legalpractice

For Academic Year 2017/2018

All Students

  • £6,630 entire course (Tuition Fee)
  • (additional charge for books applies)

For more information on fees, funding and scholarships, students should visit the Student Finance website: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/studentfinance

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