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
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.
Information for international students
For more information, international students should visit our International Office website: www.rgu.ac.uk/international
Fees and funding
For Academic Year 2017/2018
- £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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)1224 26 2209