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Professional Legal Practice PgDip
Professional Legal Practice PgDip

Professional Legal Practice PgDip

  • ID:RGU440276
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Week:£269.23
  • LivingFee/Week:£461.54
  • InsuranceFee/Week:£24.00
  • TuitionFee/Week:£269.23
  • LivingFee/Week:£461.54
  • InsuranceFee/Week:£24.00
Estimated Total/program:
£19,624.02
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • To gain admission to the Diploma course entrants require to obtain passes in certain "core" subjects (prerequisite professional subjects) in their LLB Degree from a Scottish university.

  • Alternatively you will have undertaken a pre-Diploma training contract and completed the Law Society of Scotland's professional qualifying examinations.

  • Those wishing to apply for a place on the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice:

    • Will graduate LLB from Robert Gordon University this year, or earlier; OR

    • Are engaged on a pre-Diploma Training Contract

    • Will graduate LLB from another Scottish University this year or earlier

English requirements

  • Applicants whose first language is not English should have an IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5, or an equivalent.

Course Information

The flexible Diploma in Professional Legal Practice from Robert Gordon University enables you to train further to practice as a solicitor in Scotland and is a PEAT 1 accredited course by the Law Society of Scotland. Throughout the vocational course, you will learn the ethical rules, practical knowledge and professional skills required of solicitors in Scotland.

If you intend to become a solicitor after completion of an LLB Degree from a Scottish university, or the professional examinations of The Law Society of Scotland, you are required to undertake the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.

Throughout the course, you will be taught by practising solicitors in most modules, take part in client interviews and undertake skills related activities and assessment, to ensure you are ready for the working environment upon graduation from Robert Gordon University.

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Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   LLM192,   Conveyancing, ,

  •   LLM193,   Business Finance And Practice, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   LLM195,   Practical Dispute Resolution, , ,

  •   LLM196,   Practical Social Work And Child Law, , ,

  •   LLM197,   Commercial Conveyancing, , ,

  •   LLM198,   Advanced Civil Litigation, , ,

  •   LLM199,   Employment Practice, , ,

  •   LLM209,   Legal Tech, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 3, ,

  •   LLM191,   Private Client, , ,

  •   LLM194,   Litigation, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 4, ,

  •   LLM194,   Litigation, , ,

  •   LLM195,   Practical Dispute Resolution, , ,

  •   LLM196,   Practical Social Work And Child Law, , ,

  •   LLM197,   Commercial Conveyancing, , ,

  •   LLM198,   Advanced Civil Litigation, , ,

  •   LLM199,   Employment Practice, , ,

  •   LLM209,   Legal Tech, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   LLM191,   Private Client, ,

  •   LLM192,   Conveyancing, ,

  •   LLM193,   Business Finance And Practice, ,

  •   LLM194,   Litigation, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   LLM194,   Litigation, , ,

  •   LLM195,   Practical Dispute Resolution, , ,

  •   LLM196,   Practical Social Work And Child Law, , ,

  •   LLM197,   Commercial Conveyancing, , ,

  •   LLM198,   Advanced Civil Litigation, , ,

  •   LLM199,   Employment Practice, , ,

  •   LLM209,   Legal Tech, , ,

Stage 1, Semester 1

  •   BSM558,   Conveyancing

  •   BSM559,   Private Client

  •   BSM644,   Business Finance And Practice

  •   BSM645,   Litigation

  •   BSM646,   Oil & Gas Practice

  •   BSM817,   Practical Dispute Resolution

  •   LLM203,   Practical Social Work And Child Law

  •   BSM647,   Employment Practice

  •   BSM648,   Advanced Civil Litigation

  •   BSM650,   Commercial Conveyancing

  •   LLM209,   Legal Tech

Stage 1, Semester 2

  •   BSM558,   Conveyancing

  •   BSM559,   Private Client

  •   BSM644,   Business Finance And Practice

  •   BSM645,   Litigation

  •   BSM646,   Oil & Gas Practice

  •   BSM817,   Practical Dispute Resolution

  •   LLM203,   Practical Social Work And Child Law

  •   BSM647,   Employment Practice

  •   BSM648,   Advanced Civil Litigation

  •   BSM650,   Commercial Conveyancing

  •   LLM209,   Legal Tech

Stage 1, Semester 1,

  •   BSM558,   Conveyancing, ,

  •   BSM644,   Business Finance And Practice, ,

  •   BSM646,   Oil & Gas Practice, ,

  •   BSM817,   Practical Dispute Resolution, ,

  •   LLM203,   Practical Social Work And Child Law, ,

Stage 1, Semester 2, ,

  •   BSM558,   Conveyancing, , ,

  •   BSM644,   Business Finance And Practice, , ,

  •   BSM647,   Employment Practice, , ,

  •   BSM650,   Commercial Conveyancing, , ,

  •   LLM209,   Legal Tech, , ,

Stage 2, Semester 1,

  •   BSM559,   Private Client, ,

  •   BSM645,   Litigation, ,

  •   BSM646,   Oil & Gas Practice, ,

  •   BSM817,   Practical Dispute Resolution, ,

  •   LLM203,   Practical Social Work And Child Law, ,

Stage 2, Semester 2, ,

  •   BSM559,   Private Client, , ,

  •   BSM645,   Litigation, , ,

  •   BSM647,   Employment Practice, , ,

  •   BSM648,   Advanced Civil Litigation, , ,

  •   BSM650,   Commercial Conveyancing, , ,

  •   LLM209,   Legal Tech, , ,

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

By completing the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice you are completing the first step in professional education and training to become a solicitor in Scotland. The second step is to complete the 2 year legal traineeship which will allow full qualification as a solicitor in Scotland.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 624GBP/ per year

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