Applying for Postgraduate Professional Courses

Law, PGCE, PGDip/MA Social Work

Postgraduate professional taught courses qualify you for a profession such as teaching, social work and legal professions.

Graduate Diploma in Law

For the full-time course:

Apply online via the Central Applications Board website

For the part-time course: download an application form and return your application to

Bar Professional Training Course & LLM In Legal Practice At The Bar

Applications for the BPTC and LLM/BPTC programmes are now made directly to the University via our website.


LLM in Legal Practice at the Bar

Legal Practice Course

For the full-time course please apply online:

Apply online via the Central Applications Board website

You can also contact them at:

The Legal Practice Course Application Board

PO Box 84 Guilford, Surrey GU3 1YX

Tel:+44 (0)1483 451 080

For the part-time course apply using the PT LPC Application Form and send to:

LPC Administrator
School of Law
Manchester Metropolitan University
All Saints, Manchester
M15 6BH

For queries please contact or 0161 247 3046.

Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)

Applicants for all PGCE courses (including School Direct routes) should apply via UCAS Teacher Training.

PGDip/MA Social Work

Apply online through UCAS (the University and Colleges Admissions Service).

Applications should be submitted by 15 January in the year of entry to guarantee equal consideration. We may consider late applications if there are places still available.

We recommend that you read the Social Work Personal Statement advice before writing your application.

Next stages of your application

The organisation you applied to will contact you to let you know the outcome of your application. Some offers may be conditional upon achieving certain grades in your examinations, or successfully completing a particular programme, and you must satisfy these conditions before we can confirm your place.

Postgraduate Study