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 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
For more information, visit www.rgu.ac.uk/finance
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time7 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Further details of qualification
This is an accredited PEAT 1 course with accreditation from The Law Society of Scotland.
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions
- +44 (0)1224 262728