Applications for the 2020 full-time LPC and GDL courses are now open. Applicants are advised to refer to the Guidance Notes & Frequently Asked Questions. PLEASE NOTE: Applicants should use a new form for each academic year. Any queries can be emailed to and will be answered within 24-48 hours of receipt (excluding weekends).
Central Applications Board Limited (CAB) administers an online system for processing full time applications for the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

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Universities and Colleges, who provide validated full time LPC and GDL courses in England and Wales.
Applicants: Undergraduates or Graduates with or without law degrees, and students with non standard qualifications.
The CAB website is the only route by which an applicant can apply for the full time LPC and GDL course.
Students wishing to study the courses part time should contact the institutions directly.

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Offers of places on courses made as a result of an application through the CAB will be made directly by the relevant University or College.
The CAB has no role in the admissions processes of the Universities or Colleges.

applying for a course Applying for a course

Please view the diagram below or click on the Guidance Notes, to ensure that the course is the correct one for you.
Once you have selected your route please click on ’Access the online system’ to start the application process.

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