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...
Graduate Diploma in Law
"Manchester Law School and its staff are really strong in helping you to develop your practical skills."
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 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.
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 ...
Legal Practice Course
"The LPC is an enjoyable course, the teaching is very individual with great support and personal attention."
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.
Our Practitioner Mentor Scheme allows LPC students to pair up with a local lawyer who will advise you on your course, career and more.
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.