Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Professional Legal Practice

The focus is on the practical skills required in the legal profession; compulsory courses include: conveyancing; private client; civil court practice; criminal court practice; financial services and related skills; company and commercial; professional responsibility.

Entry requirements

Passes in the following Ordinary LLB courses: public law of the UK and Scotland, legal reasoning and the legal system, family law, delict, contract and unjustified enrichment, trusts and succession, taxation/revenue law, public law and individual rights, property 1, property 2, evidence, criminal law, commercial law, business entities, EC/EU law (required to graduate but not a pre requisite for the diploma)(or their forerunners or equivalents); or passes in all the appropriate diploma pre-requisite subjects if you are an applicant from a university other than Edinburgh, a Law Society or Faculty of Advocates applicant; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Course modules

Conveyancing; private client; civil court practice; criminal court practice; financial services and related skills; company and commercial; professional responsibility.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 16,500 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,350 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,250 per Year 1 (International) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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