University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

Professional Legal Practice

The programme which aims to prepare suitably qualified graduates for legal practice in Scotland. The DPLP satisfies the requirements of Professional Education and Training Stage 1 (PEAT 1) of the professional training programme for solicitors in Scotland. Completion of PEAT 1 is required for entry into the legal profession in Scotland.

Entry requirements

A degree in law from a Scottish University or other institution recognised for this purpose by the Senatus Academicus on the recommendation of the Academic Standards Committee (Postgraduate) which includes passes in the Law Society's professional subjects or equivalent.

Sponsorship information

There is no funding for the DPLP, however students may apply for a Postgraduate loan from SAAS.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
Diploma Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
King's Campus Aberdeen AB24 3FX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Director of Diploma in Legal Practice, School of Law
Telephone number: 
01224 272433