University of Westminster

Course Introduction

This intensive conversion course is designed for non'law graduates of any discipline, or overseas law graduates who wish to qualify as either barristers or solicitors. The course begins with a 2 week introduction to the English legal system and the legal profession. You will then study the 7 foundation subjects. If you successfully complete the course you will be eligible for entry on to the legal practice course (LPC) or the bar professional training course (BPTC).

Course Additional Entry

You will need a minimum of a lower 2nd Class Honours degree in a non law subject, or equivalent postgraduate degree. If your 1st language is not English, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent. The University offers pre'sessional summer programmes if you need to improve your English before starting your course.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time
Graduate Diploma (Postgraduate)