Postgraduate Study

Law Qualification

Postgraduate Study

Law Qualification

Postgraduate Law Qualifications

(LLM, PGDip Law, PGCert Law, GDL, MA Law, LPC, BPTC)

Postgraduate Laws courses are designed to meet various student needs where they can either build a broad range of skills or specialise in a specific field of law.

Mostly postgraduate law courses are designed and taught by lawyers with experience and have a strong emphasis on building the practical skills.

There is wide range of postgraduate law courses that are suitable for both law and non-law graduates.

Postgraduate courses for law graduates

Three major options for postgraduate law courses are available after undergraduate studies.

  • Masters Of Laws (LLM)
  • Postgraduate Diploma In Law (PGDip Law)
  • Postgraduate Certificate In Law (PGCert Law)
  • Legal Practice Course (LPC)
  • Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

Postgraduate courses for non-law graduates

Law conversion courses

If you’d like to enter the legal profession but don’t have a law degree you will need to complete the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).

  • Graduate Diploma In Law (GDL) Or Graduate LLB
  • Master Of Arts In Law (MA LAW)
  • The minimum entry requirement for postgraduate law course is usually a Bachelors degree in Law (or its equivalent i.e. Graduate Diploma in law).
  • Postgraduate law courses, depending on the course type, provide ideal academic progression. Graduates can pursue doctorate level study after Masters degree in law.
  • There are a number of career routes students can take after postgraduate law course such as getting a graduate job or becoming self-employed.
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