Part of Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Law School sits in the heart of the great city of Leeds, one of the UK's largest legal hubs.
With a vibrant student community, learning at Leeds Law School is supported by expert staff, state-of-the-art facilities and a wealth of opportunities designed to enhance employability and offer insight into the legal profession. The School's Law in Practice guest lectures, professional mentoring scheme and networking events enable students to start building their professional network from day one.
Leeds Law School offers a range of postgraduate and professional qualifications including:
Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) (Distance Learning) - This conversion course will help you on your journey into the legal profession if you do not have a first degree in law. Delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment, this qualification covers the key foundation subjects needed to complete the academic stage of your training to become a solicitor or barrister as required by the major professional bodies in law.
LLM Master of Laws of England and Wales (incorporating GDL) (Distance Learning) - This conversion course will support you on your journey into the legal profession and will help you stand out from the crowd in this highly competitive field. Combining all of the core modules required by the relevant professional bodies in law, this course will prepare non-law graduates for the next step towards becoming a solicitor or a barrister.
Legal Practice Course - Completing this course will part fulfil the vocational stage of your training to qualify as a solicitor. Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, this course meets the authority's training requirements and covers a range of legal subjects prescribed by the professional body. Your learning will focus on realistic case studies and you will take part in workshops that explore the challenges of professional practice.
LLM in Legal Practice (incorporating the LPC) - This is the full LPC masters course and forms part of the vocational stage of training required if you wish to qualify as a solicitor. The Solicitors Regulation Authority recognises this course as meeting its training requirements and covering the necessary legal topics.
For more information about the courses available and the latest news and events, visit the Leeds Law School website.