• Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

    Find out more about converting to law

  • Our GDL

    The Graduate Diploma in Law from The University of Law is the first step for graduates wanting to convert to law after completing a non-law undergraduate degree. Our law conversion course offers unrivalled levels of face-to-face teaching, tutor support and a range of flexible study options.

    Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.

    Here are just some of the reasons why we’re best placed to help you prepare for your future career as a solicitor or barrister:

    • We’ve teamed up with leading law firms to design a course that encourages you to think like a lawyer from the start

    • You’ll develop essential legal skills through practical workshops and problem-based learning  

    • You’ll receive unrivalled face-to-face teaching and tutor support from qualified lawyers with practical experience

    • You can choose to study full-time, part-time evening or part-time weekend at our locations or via our supported online learning programme 

    Select your preferred GDL course option to find out more about converting to law now.

    • Full-time - 9 months

    • Part-time evening - 21 months
      Part-time weekend - 21 months
    • i-GDL supported online learning - 21 months
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    *based on known destinations, 98% of our full-time LPC graduates who graduated summer 2013 had secured employment within 9 months of graduation.
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