SQE 1 Preparation Course (Postgraduate Diploma)

Nottingham Law School (Nottingham Trent University)
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Course information

This course is designed to prepare you for SQE 1. Our tutors will work with you to develop your essential legal skills whilst also preparing you for an assessment in which you will draw on your existing substantive legal knowledge and learn how to blend it with procedure to solve practical legal problems.

For those applying for part-time courses, please note that students are required to attend teaching on campus in Nottingham but also complete some work independently in-between teaching weekends.  

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Apply for a full-time or part-time course through LawCAB using the SQE application form.

Course length

Full-time (6 months) or part-time (5 weekends over one academic year). 

Eligibility requirements

A recent minimum 2:2 undergraduate law degree to include a pass in each of the 7 foundations of law in England and Wales or a 2:2 undergraduate degree and have recently acquired the equivalent knowledge and level of attainment of these 7 foundations of law through a recognised course.

Graduate Visa eligibility

Full-time - yes

Part-time - no

Read about the graduate visa

Qualification Level

Level 7

Find out here what the different qualification levels mean.

How to apply

Log in to LawCAB

Create a SQE application form from your dashboard.

Select Nottingham Law School from the list of institutions in the course choice section of your form and then select the course, location and start date you want to apply for.

Full details of the application process are available here.


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Course fees


Full-time (6 months) - £4,700
Part-time (12 months) - £4,700

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

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