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Manchester Metropolitan University


This course is designed for students who want the challenges and rewards of a legal career but don't have an undergraduate degree in law, or who have significant work experience but no formal qualifications. This programme aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in core legal areas. Those who have studied a non-law degree before converting can be particularly attractive to employers as they offer additional skills and experience.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree from the UK or the ROI. International students with a degree are eligible to apply as long as equivalence to a UK/ROI Honours degree is demonstrated. International applicants or students without a degree but with work experience should contact the University for further details on entry requirements.

Course modules

Units: contract; tort; legal skills and practice; public law; criminal law; land law; equity and trusts; EU.

Assessment methods

Students receive informal assessment and feedback from their tutors throughout the course, with the final result is based on 7 end-of-year examinations, 2 pieces of written coursework and a moot.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
Graduate Diploma Full-time £ 11,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
Graduate Diploma Part-time evening £ 3,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

Get in contact

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Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 247 6969