Brunel University London

Course Introduction

The course equips students with the full range of legal research and writing skills, as well as knowledge of the core substantive law subjects, enabling them to proceed directly to complete professional training as a solicitor or barrister; students are familiarised with independent research of legal topics across all the main areas of law and the analytical and critical skills in law to proceed to an LLM programme.

Course Modules

Contract law; tort law; criminal law; public law; EU law; land law; trusts; evidence.

Course Additional Entry

A UK 1st or 2nd Class (2.1) Honours degree or internationally recognised qualification in an academic discipline other than law. Applicants with a 2.2 Honours degree or internationally recognised qualification will be assessed on an individual basis by the CPE Director and an interview may be required. Applicants who hold other qualifications and/or have substantial relevant professional work experience will be considered on an individual basis and in such cases an interview may be required by the CPE Director. English Language Requirements ' IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas), Pearson: 58 (51 in all subscores), BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas). From 1st July 2014, if your degree is from an institution outside the UK and Ireland, you will no longer need to obtain a Certificate of Academic Standing from the Solicitors Regulation Authority and/or the Bar Standards Board.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
Common Professional Examination (CPE)
2 years
Part Time
Common Professional Examination (CPE)
1 year
Full Time
Graduate Diploma (Postgraduate)
2 years
Part Time
Graduate Diploma (Postgraduate)