Diploma in Jurisprudence

Top 8 Diplomas in Jurisprudence 2018

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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Legal Practice Course (LPC) - part-time weekend

The University of Law
Campus Part time 22 months September 2018 United Kingdom Birmingham Manchester Leeds Bristol Guildford Chester London Exeter + 7 more

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.... [-]


Legal Practice Course (LPC) - part-time evening

The University of Law
Campus Part time 21 months September 2018 United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Bristol Leeds + 4 more

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.... [-]


Legal Practice Course (LPC) - part-time day

The University of Law
Campus Part time 22 months September 2018 United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Bristol Guildford Chester Leeds + 6 more

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.... [-]


Legal Practice Course (LPC) - full-time

The University of Law
Campus Full time 10 months September 2018 United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Bristol Guildford Leeds Chester Exeter Reading Liverpool + 9 more

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.... [-]


Legal Practice Course (LPC) - accelerated

The University of Law
Campus Full time 6 months January 2019 United Kingdom London Birmingham Manchester Guildford Leeds + 4 more

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.... [-]


i-GDL

University of Law GDL Courses
Online Part time 21 months September 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Kick-start your legal career with our online GDL law conversion course, designed for non-law graduates who want to become a solicitor or barrister. [+]

i-GDL

Kick-start your legal career with our online GDL law conversion course, designed for non-law graduates who want to become a solicitor or barrister.

Think like a lawyer and develop practical legal skills through online workshops and problem-based learning Explore an area of law that interests you via your own Research Project With our structured study pattern, foundation module teaching and assessment is spread out so you can focus on selected modules each semester Course Requirements

To be eligible to take up your place on the GDL, you must comply with the following requirements:

A UK undergraduate degree in any discipline (minimum 2:2), or an equivalent qualification. Overseas graduates and mature non-graduates: Future barristers - please apply for a Certificate of Academic Standing from the Bar Stand Board (BSB) Future solicitors - please send your qualifications through to the Admissions team who can deem whether you are eligible for the course A sufficient command of English is required to successfully complete the course If you have a legal qualification from outside England and Wales or have studied aspects of law as part of a non-qualifying degree course, you may be exempted from certain elements of the GDL. If this applies to you: Future barristers - please apply for a Certificate of Academic Standing from the Bar Standards Board (BSB) Future solicitors - please e-mail a copy of your degree certificate through to the Admissions team who can deem whether you are eligible for certain exemptions on the GDL If... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC)

Manchester Metropolitan University
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester + 1 more

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 emphasis on simulating real-life legal situations, the course is both practical and interactive, using workshops and effective teaching methods supported by online materials, to help you develop the practical and theoretical skills required for legal practice. You will learn how to think and behave like a legal professional from the outset. [+]

Overview

Our Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Manchester Law School gives you the essential training you need to prepare for life as a solicitor. Our client-focused LPC will give you the legal knowledge, skills and commercial understanding to thrive in today's market, placing an emphasis on simulating real-life legal scenarios.

The course is both practical and interactive, using workshops and effective teaching methods supported by online materials, to help you develop the practical and theoretical skills required for legal practice. You will learn how to think and behave like a legal professional from the outset.

If you are from the UK or EU, you may be eligible for a Postgraduate Loan to fund your studies if you choose the combined Legal Practice Course (LPC) and LLM course, the LLM in Legal Practice (Full Award). Terms and conditions apply.... [-]


Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC)

BPP University
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester City of London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool + 6 more

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. [+]

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.... [-]