Graduate Diploma in Law
To enrol on this course an applicant must normally have obtained an undergraduate degree awarded by a recognised UK or Republic of Ireland institution. (Please note that those wishing to progress to the Bar should normally have achieved at least a 2.1 Honours classification in their undergraduate degree. However, it is recognised that applicants may be able to demonstrate an equivalent standard in other ways. Prospective students whose 1st language is not English may also be required to demonstrate their language proficiency by achieving IELTS Level 6.
The course is preceded by a 2-week period of directed reading on the English legal system and the principles of legal scholarship (no attendance required, home study). Teaching commences with an induction period which includes a short block of lectures and seminars concentrating on the English legal system, the acquisition of legal skills, and European Union law. The foundation subjects of contract, tort, public law, equity and trusts, land law and criminal law are taught by means of a series of lectures and compulsory seminars spanning 2 teaching blocks. A further legal subject is studied by means of a supervised research project.
The course employs a wide range of assessment methods, including multiple choice tests, coursework, mini-dissertation and traditional 3-hour, unseen examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,350 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,350 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,350 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|Graduate Diploma||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 10,700 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Singleton Park, Swansea||Swansea||SA2 8PP||Wales|
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