• Our GDL

    The Graduate Diploma in Law from The University of Law is the first step to a successful career. Our 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 training contracts.

    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

    • Our unique Preparing for Practice module will give you the professional skills you’ll need as a modern lawyer

    • 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 day, evening or weekend at all our locations or via our supported online learning programme 

    Select your preferred GDL course option to find out more.


  • GDL course options
    • Full-time - 10 month and 9 month

    • Part-time evening - 22 month
      Part-time weekend - 22 month
    • i-GDL supported online learning - 18 month
  • People also visited

    Postgraduate learning methods
    Postgraduate tutors
    Hear from our students
    Learning support
    Course cancellation policy
    Terms and conditions