Graduate Law Programmes.

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    Which is the best graduate law programme to enrol in?!

    One year dip or a two year degree course?!

    At this stage, I am just trying to gather some information.

    If you could share your experience, I would greatly appreciate it.


    Hey Abe Chris,

    Okay so I have done some insane research on this as I am most likely going to attend a graduate law program as well. Currently, I am studying a 4 year degree at a Canadian University with First Class Honours, but I want to in depth knowledge of UK law rather than the quick pace of the GDL which is only a diploma (no thanks).

    Okay, so here it goes (this is personal ranking as well): All of these programs are qualifying law degrees in England and Wales

    1. Oxford Senior Status BA Jurisprudence (2 year program)
    2. Bristol MA Law (2 year program)
    3. Nottingham Graduate LLB (2 year program)
    4. Edinburgh Graduate LLB (2 year program)
    5. Exeter Graduate LLB (2 year program)
    6. Birmingham Graduate LLB (2 year program)

    7. University of York Graduate LLB (2 year program)
    8. University of Leeds Graduate LLB (2 year program)
    9. University of Kent Graduate LLB (2 year program)
    10. University of Sheffield MA Law (2 year program)
    11. Queen Mary, University of London (2 year program)
    12. University of Essex Graduate LLB (2 year program)

    The short answer, devoid of any context about your particular situation and interests, is: GDL if (i) you just want to become a solicitor, or (ii) you need a law firm to fund you; LLB (/BA/MA/LLMQLD) if you want more in-depth knowledge, particularly if you have a genuine academic interest in law.
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