Postgraduate Diploma in Law

Nottingham Law School (Nottingham Trent University)

Course information

Full-time one academic year or part-time two academic years.

Applicants should note that the part-time option entails four compulsory teaching weekends in each academic year in Nottingham. 

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Apply for a full-time or part-time course through LawCAB using the GDL/law conversion application form.

Course length

One academic year - full-time
Two academic years - part-time (Year 1 Sept 2024 – June 2025; Year 2 Sept 2025 – June 2026)

Eligibility requirements

Minimum 2:2 undergraduate degree.

Applicants who do not hold a UK first degree must obtain a Certificate of Academic Standing from The Bar Standards Board if they wish to qualify as a barrister.

Graduate Visa eligibility

Full time course - yes

Part-time course no

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Qualification Level

Level 7

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Course fees

Full-time (9 months) - £9,500

Part-time (2 years) - Year 1: £4,750 / Year 2: £4,750* (second year course fee subject to annual review)

Please refer to Nottingham Law School website for information about course fees.

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