Manchester Metropolitan University

Professional

Study in an inspiring and highly professional environment with high levels of personalised support and strong links to legal community. 

Our teaching team are experienced legal professionals, including practising barristers and solicitors, district judges and renowed legal scholars.

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Graduate Diploma in Law

Full-time, Part-time

Designed for students who want the challenges and rewards of a legal career but don‘t have an undergraduate degree in law, or who have significant work experience but no form...

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Graduate Diploma in Law

"Manchester Law School and its staff are really strong in helping you to develop your practical skills."

Jessica Purchase

 

Convert your degree

The Graduate Diploma in Law allows you to pursue a rewarding and challenging legal career without having studied an undergraduate law degree.

Mooting

Mooting simulates a court hearing, which tests your ability to present a legal argument. Our GDL students compete in national mooting competitions all over the country; in 2015, a student team from Manchester Law School was crowned National Mooting Champions.

Your future in Law

The GDL is a qualifying law degree, allowing you to pursue further training as a solicitor or barrister after completing the course. Alternatively, a GDL from Manchester Law School will equip you with the skills to pursue alternative careers in areas such as business, finance and management.

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Legal Practice Course

Full-time, Part-time

Designed to prepare you for life as a solicitor, the LPC programme at Manchester Law School will provide you with a thorough and rigorous start to your career. With an emphasis on ...

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Legal Practice Course

"The LPC is an enjoyable course, the teaching is very individual with great support and personal attention."

Khrystanne George

 

Professional focus

Our Legal Practice Course is a professional course that enables you to qualify as a solicitor. The LPC focuses on simulating real life legal situations – getting you to think and behave like a legal professional from day one.


Practitioner mentoring

Our Practitioner Mentor Scheme allows LPC students to pair up with a local lawyer who will advise you on your course, career and more. 

Your career

Our students benefit from a dedicated careers service, and acquire real-world experience. As an LPC student you will have the opportunity to take part in competitive work placements and Pro Bono activities. 

 

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Bar Professional Training Course

Full-time, Part-time

Designed to provide you with the skills and expertise you will need for a successful career as a barrister, the BPTC course at Manchester Law School will provide you with the rigor...

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Bar Professional Training Course

"The support and advice from the tutors, as well as the practical experience is invaluable."

Helen Longworth


Professional training
Our BPTC is designed to equip you with the skills and expertise you will need for pupillage, the final stage of training to be a barrister, and a successful career.

Additional Professional Programme (APP)
Our innovative APP bridges the gap between student and professional life, including guest lectures from judges and clerks of Chambers.

The Bar in Manchester
You no longer have to go to London to train for the Bar; instead enjoy the financial benefits and unparalleled legal links that Manchester provides.

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