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Legal Practice

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - winner of the 'Postgraduate' category at the WhatUni? Student Choice Awards 2017. The Swansea Legal Practice Course is a professional practical course commencing 11th September 2017 that develops important practical skills and confidence for a successful career in law in England and Wales. Consistently rated as excellent by both students and external organisations in support of students the Swansea Legal Practice Course represents the best of innovation in professional legal education.

Entry requirements

We welcome applications from students holding the following qualifications:

  • 2:2 degree or above in Law. Degrees must be a qualifying law degree as specified by the SRA.  Students without a 2:2 degree or above may still be considered subject to satisfactory interview. 
  • Students holding a Graduate Diploma in Law.

If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification such as the IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 in each component) or equivalent

Course modules

Modules may include: Business Law and Practice; Litigation; Property Law and Practice; Wills and Administration of Estates; Professional Conduct and Regulation; Course Skills; Solicitors Accounts; Family and Child Law and Practice; Advanced Commercial Law; Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence; Business Leases; Employment Law and Practice; Advanced Criminal Practice.

Assessment methods

Assessments are through written examinations, written assessments and live skills assessments (advocacy and interviewing).


Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 GBP 13,200 (Year 1) International 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2018 GBP 11,250 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Part-time September 2018 GBP 5,650 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 Years

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