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Top 9 Diplomas in Jurisprudence 2019

A diploma is a cost-effective route to make a career change in a relatively short amount of time. Classes tend to be more focused on a skill than other options. They may also offer a more flexible schedule.

What is a diploma in jurisprudence? It is designed to teach individuals about the law. More specifically, it is a study of legal theory that focuses on philosophical and sociological aspects of the law. Typically, it is offered at the graduate level. Students may learn the main traditions of jurisprudence while engaging in a critical analysis of the law’s purpose and the making of laws. Individuals might take courses such as freedom of speech, philosophy of law and theories of judiciary practice.

Students, by earning a diploma in jurisprudence, often gain a number of skills that benefit all aspects of their lives. They may become more proficient writers and communicators. The abilities to research and analyze complex issues are also common skills often enhanced by this degree.

A diploma in jurisprudence is offered at many schools across the globe. Different universities might have different requirements. Contact any schools of interest for specific details about the cost of attendance and other expectations.

Graduates may wish to use their diploma in jurisprudence as a stepping stone to a master’s-level diploma. In the professional sphere, students may enter positions as legal assistants, paralegals, law librarians, mediators, lobbyists or journalists. They may even find job opportunities as officers and agents in various local, federal or international agencies concerned with justice, law enforcement and national security.

A diploma in jurisprudence can take anywhere from one to two years to complete. Some courses may be offered online for those with busy schedules or limited local access to schools. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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9 Results in Jurisprudence

BPP University

Our LPC gives you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor, giving you the legal knowledge, skills, and commercial understanding to thrive in today ... [+]

Our LPC gives you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor, giving you the legal knowledge, skills, and commercial understanding to thrive in today's market. We will equip you with more than just legal knowledge - we focus on the all-around legal skills and commercial awareness employers are seeking.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, known as the Legal Practice Course (LPC) is your bridge between the academic world and professional life in a law firm. It is no coincidence that BPP University’s LPC is the first choice of many leading law firms who exclusively send their trainees to study with us. We are selected by these firms above other law schools because of the professional relevance of our education and the enviably high standard of our teaching, facilities, and materials.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool  + 4 More
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
Online & Campus Combined
Manchester Metropolitan University

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 em ... [+]

Overview

Practise your legal skills in live situations. And learn the latest theory from academic experts. Manchester Law School gives you the best of both worlds in a supportive university community.

Whether it’s working through a case study in a group, or learning about professional conduct from a leader in the field, we prepare you for life as a solicitor. We develop your legal knowledge while exploring the commercial side of what it takes to succeed.

Real-life practice

You’ll build the skills you need to think and behave as a professional. Interviewing clients, writing letters of advice, preparing legal documents, appearing in court – our interactive course covers it all.... [-]

United Kingdom Manchester
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready. ... [+]

Legal Practice Course (LPC) - part-time weekend

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready.

Qualify with an LPC, with the option to gain an MSc or LLM at no extra cost Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of being a solicitor Study your LPC with a Masters and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan Access award-winning careers support to help you with your training contract applications as soon as you accept your place

With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses.... [-]

United Kingdom Birmingham Manchester Leeds Bristol Guildford Chester London Exeter Nottingham  + 6 More
September 2019
Part-time
22 months
Campus
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready. ... [+]

Legal Practice Course (LPC) - part-time evening

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready.

Qualify with an LPC, with the option to gain an MSc or LLM at no extra cost Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of being a solicitor Study your LPC with a Masters and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan Access award-winning careers support to help you with your training contract applications as soon as you accept your place

With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses.... [-]

United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Bristol Leeds Reading Liverpool Nottingham  + 5 More
September 2019
Part-time
22 months
Campus
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready. ... [+]

Legal Practice Course (LPC) - part-time day

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready.

Qualify with an LPC, with the option to gain an MSc or LLM at no extra cost Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of being a solicitor Study your LPC with a Masters and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan Access award-winning careers support to help you with your training contract applications as soon as you accept your place

With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses.... [-]

United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Bristol Guildford Chester Leeds Reading Liverpool Nottingham  + 7 More
September 2019
Part-time
22 months
Campus
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready. ... [+]

Legal Practice Course (LPC) - full-time

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready.

Qualify with an LPC, with the option to gain an MSc or LLM at no extra cost Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of being a solicitor Tailor your course to your specialist areas of interest through a wide choice of elective subjects Study your LPC with a Masters and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan

With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses.... [-]

United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Bristol Guildford Leeds Chester Exeter Reading Liverpool Nottingham  + 8 More
September 2019
Full-time
38 weeks
Campus
The University of Law Postgraduate Programmes

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready. ... [+]

Legal Practice Course (LPC) - accelerated

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, we offer three options including an LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management to make your business ready.

Qualify with an LPC, with the option to gain an MSc or LLM at no extra cost Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of being a solicitor Tailor your course to your specialist areas of interest through a wide choice of elective subjects Study your LPC with a Masters and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan

With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses.... [-]

United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
6 months
Campus
University of Law GDL Courses

Get on the case with our unique modular Online Graduate Diploma in Law (i-GDL) - Full-time. The University of Law's (ULaw) unique GDL spreads the workload for a better-pa ... [+]

Online Graduate Diploma in Law (i-GDL) - Full-time

Get on the case with our unique modular Online Graduate Diploma in Law (i-GDL) - Full-time.*

The University of Law's (ULaw) unique GDL spreads the workload for a better-paced approach.

Our modular GDL enables students to immerse themselves fully in the law in a short space of time.

Here are just some of the reasons why our GDL is best placed to help you prepare for your future legal career:

A better-paced programme

Our better paced GDL makes it manageable to learn vast amounts of law in a very short space of time.

Immersive learning with no excessive end of course assessments

Unlike linear GDL programmes, where all subjects run together at the same time, our unique course structure is very similar to your first degree and is spread over two semesters, meaning you can actually 'bank' some exams in the first semester and therefore remove any excessive end of course assessment burden.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
September 2019
Full-time
9 - 12 months
Online
University of Law GDL Courses

Get on the case with our unique modular Online Graduate Diploma in Law (i-GDL) - Part-time course over 21 months. The University of Law's (ULaw) unique GDL spreads the wo ... [+]

Online Graduate Diploma in Law (i-GDL) - Part-time

Get on the case with our unique modular Online Graduate Diploma in Law (i-GDL) - Part-time course over 21 months.

The University of Law's (ULaw) unique GDL spreads the workload for a better-paced approach.

Our modular GDL enables students to immerse themselves fully in the law in a short space of time.

Here are just some of the reasons why our GDL is best placed to help you prepare for your future legal career:

A better-paced programme

Our better paced GDL makes it manageable to learn vast amounts of law in a very short space of time.

Immersive learning with no excessive end of course assessments

... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
September 2019
Part-time
21 months
Online