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University of Sheffield – School of Law

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University of Sheffield – School of Law

Graduate Diploma in Law

Also known as the Common Professional Exam, this is a one-year conversion course for non-law graduates or those who have a law degree from another country. You can fast-track your way to the next stage of legal training to become either a barrister or solicitor in England or Wales.

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information.

Entry requirements

Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip: Minimum 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent, in any subject, but we'll consider each application on its own merits.

English language requirements: Overall IELTS grade of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

You'll attend seminars and be assessed by examination.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
Graduate Diploma - Grad Dip Full-time September 2019 1 Years

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