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GDL Course Comparison Table – Compare GDL Providers!

Thinking of studying a Graduate Diploma in Law, but not sure where to study? Our GDL course comparison table enables you to compare a variety of GDL providers, their locations and tuition fees so you can select the right law school for you.

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How to Choose From GDL Universities

There are a number of factors to consider when choosing a law school. For example, would you prefer to study the GDL full-time or part-time? Another important factor to consider is tuition.

If you have secured a training contract before you start your course, the law firm may cover your tuition fees and even some of your living expenses.

However, if you have not, you will need to cover the fees yourself. In that case, you may want to consider a part-time courses to accommodate part-time work.

How Many GDL Universities Are There?

There are currently 24 GDL universities in the country (excluding the separate campuses for BPP and University of Law), each of which are listed in the table below.

GDL Course Comparison Table

GDL ProviderLocationsCourse Fees (2018-19)Entry Requirements
Birmingham City UniversityBirminghamFT £5266
PT £2633/year
2:2
Bournemouth UniversityBournemouthFT £7500
PT Pro-rata
2:2
BPP UniversityLondon (Waterloo)FT/PT £11,2502:2
BPP UniversityBristolFT/PT £91002:2
BPP UniversityLeedsFT/PT £89902:2
BPP UniversityManchesterFT/PT £89902:2
BPP UniversityBirminghamFT/PT £91002:2
BPP UniversityCambridgeFT/PT £91002:2
BPP UniversityLiverpoolFT/PT £84702:2
BPP UniversityDistant Learning£11,2502:2
University of BrightonBrightonFT £7200
PT £3600/year
2:2
Cardiff UniversityCardiffFT £83502:2
University of Central LancashirePrestonFT £7500
PT £3750/year
Good honours degree
City University LondonLondon, Northampton Square FT £11,5002:1
De Montfort UniversityLeicesterFT £6250Good honours degree
University of East AngliaNorwichFT £73002:2
University of LawBirminghamFT/PT £91202:2
University of LawBristolFT/PT £92102:2
University of LawChesterFT/PT £89902:2
University of LawExeterFT/PT £92102:2
University of LawGuilfordFT/PT £92102:2
University of LawLeedsFT/PT £89902:2
University of LawLiverpoolFT/PT £89902:2
University of LawLondonFT/PT £11,2702:2
University of LawManchesterFT/PT £89902:2
University of LawReadingFT/PT £92102:2
Leeds Beckett UniversityLeedsFT £52502:2
Liverpool John Moores UniversityLiverpoolFT £5985

2:2
London Metropolitan UniversityLondonFT £6130
PT £3065/year
2:2
London South Bank UniversityLondonLLM FT £8700
PgDip FT £5800
2:2
Manchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterFT £9250
PT £4625/year
Honours degree
Northumbria UniversityNewcastle upon TyneFT £10,495N/S
Nottingham Trent UniversityNottinghamFT £8500
Distant Learning £4250/year
2:2
Oxford Brookes UniversityOxfordFT £8320
PT £4240/year
2:2
University of PlymouthPlymouthFT £6500
PT £500/10 credits
2:2
University of SheffieldSheffieldFT £85002:1
University of SussexBrightonFT £79002:2
Swansea UniversitySwanseaFT £68502:2
University of the West of EnglandBristolFT £8000
PT £4000/year
A degree
University of WestminsterLondonFT £72502:2

Please note that the information in this table is checked and updated regularly to the best of our ability. However, the information may be subject to change and we therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information at all times. We therefore recommend contacting the GDL institutions direct before making any significant application decisions.

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GDL London: GDL Courses UK in London

If you’d like to find out more about the different GDL providers based in London, including how to contact them to find out more, follow the links below:

GDL London: GDL Courses UK Outside London

If you’d like to find out more about the different GDL providers based outside London, including how to contact them to find out more, follow the links below:

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