Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University


This programme is designed for non-law graduates to gain a law qualification; on completion of the course, it also enables students to progress to the solicitors' qualifying route, the Legal Practice Course (LPC), or to the barristers' qualification, the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC); on completion of this course successful students are awarded the graduate diploma in law (GDL) and the LLB (CPE); all students must begin the course with a comprehensive induction programme, allowing them student to gain an understanding of the English legal system, and introduces essential legal skills; undergraduate Staffordshire University students are entitled to a discount on the tuition fees for this course.

Entry requirements

2nd Class Honours degree; 3rd Class degree considered if applicant has relevant work experience; other entry qualifications may be applicable, e.g. ILEX (Legal Executives).

Course modules

Core modules: Induction programme; tort; contract; public law; equity and trusts; land law; crime; EC law; plus 1 form employment law; social welfare law and practice; plus a further modules of students choice.

Assessment methods

A coursework assignment submitted at the end of the year.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Common Professional Examination (CPE) Full-time - 1 years
Graduate Diploma Full-time - 1 years
LLB (Hons) Full-time - 1 years
Common Professional Examination (CPE) Part-time - 2 years
Graduate Diploma Part-time - 2 years
LLB (Hons) Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400