Taught course

Law (Online Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Edinburgh · School of Law
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent. Your degree does not have to be in the subject of law, but it must be from a recognised higher education institution.

We will also consider your other qualifications and professional experience as part of your application.

All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Law provides a flexible way for legal professionals, policy makers and practitioners in the private and public sectors to develop the confidence and study/research skills upon which further study in law, or a relevant career, can be built.

The programme offers a flexible route to further postgraduate study as successful students can choose to transfer credits gained to one of our LLM programmes.

This certificate provides a flexible way for legal professionals, policymakers and practitioners in the private and public sectors to develop the confidence and study/research skills upon which further study in law, or a relevant career, can be built. It also offers a flexible route to further postgraduate study as successful students can choose to transfer credits gained to one of our LLM programmes.

The programme enables you to engage with a range of subject areas within the discipline, which may include:

  • Commercial law
  • Information technology law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Medical law

Information for international students

Students do not have to attend any on campus components as part of this degree. For more information about online learning at Edinburgh Law School, please visit the website

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

distance learning
12-20 months
online
12-20 months
full time
12 months
part time
20 months

Course contact details

Name
Edinburgh Law School Online Learning Office
Email
llm.distance@ed.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)131 650 7129