Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

Professional Legal Practice

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.

Entry requirements

To gain admission to the Diploma course entrants require to obtain passes in certain "core" subjects (prerequisite professional subjects) in their LLB Degree from a Scottish university. Alternatively you will have undertaken a pre-Diploma training contract and completed the Law Society of Scotland's professional qualifying examinations.

Course modules

Modules: conveyancing; private client; litigation; business finance and practice. And selected modules from the following options: commercial conveyancing; advanced civil litigation; company and commercial; oil and gas practice; employment practice; negotiation, arbitration and mediation; public administration.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DLP Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Whole course (England) 1 years
DLP Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Whole course (International) 1 years
DLP Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
DLP Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
DLP Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
DLP Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
DLP Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Whole course (EU) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Garthdee Campus Aberdeen AB10 7QE Scotland

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Key information

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Postgraduate Admissions
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01224 262209