University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Legal Practice

This is a skills-based, 'learning by doing' course that gives you the foundation to start a training contract in a law office. You will develop the skills of advocacy, interviewing, legal writing, drafting and research. You will largely work in an interactive, small group setting that replicates the environment of the law office, the courtroom and the solicitor/client relationship.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate law degree usually of Class 2.2 or above, or all subjects of the common professional examination, or a combined studies degree including the core law subjects prescribed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Students who have reached the appropriate level of qualification with the Institute of Legal Executives are also eligible for consideration for admission to the course.

Assessment methods

Assessment by written examinations and practical skills assessments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Graduate Diploma Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
Graduate Diploma Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Treforest Campus Pontypridd CF37 1DL Wales

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