University of Bucharest 2020-2021 Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills

The 1-year Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills provides participants a wide range of English substantive law and core practical legal skills. The substantive law elements of the course include:

  • English legal system
  • Contract law
  • Tort law
  • Equity and the law of trusts

The practical legal skills taught on the course include:

  • Interviewing and advising clients
  • Case analysis and trial strategies
  • Oral and written advocacy
  • Negotiation and contract drafting
  • Preparing CVs and interview skills

To see when we teach at Bucharest University, click here to view the calendar.

Whatever stage of your career you are at, and whatever career plans you have, the Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills will help to make those plans a reality.

British Law Centre contact: Dr Steve Terrett


Tel:  (+48) 609 070 921


Local University contact: Professor Daniela-Anca Deteșeanu



Student/Non-student Early-Bird fee (applies if fees paid by 30th June) Standard fee
Full-time student* 525€ 599€
Non-student 725€ 799€

 A local fee is also payable to the host University, details of which will be provided to participants directly. 

*Includes anyone registered as a full-time student at any Higher Education institution within the EU (inc. Ph.D students) and any trainee lawyer (but not any qualified lawyer)

It is possible to split fee payments into two equal instalments:

  • Instalment 1 – to be paid by no later than 1st October 2020
  • Instalment 2 – to be paid by no later than 1st February 2021

NB. Anyone wishing to benefit from the reduced “early-bird fee” must pay in full by 30th June.


Click on the “Apply” button opposite to submit your application. We will contact you with further details of the course dates and to register you for the online teaching materials.

Course Overview

Face-to-face teaching sessions (each lasting 4 hours) and ongoing contact possibilities with BLC staff outside class times


Substantive law and legal skills training delivered by UK legal practitioners and academics


Access to a depository of recorded lectures, custom-designed teaching materials and skills workshops


Optional voluntary activities, including simulated trials, moots, legal debates etc


Click to view the centre-specific timetable


In line with general higher education guidance on COVID-19, all BLC lessons in October and November will take place on Zoom. This policy will be reviewed again in November with regards to December and January

Date for paying the first instalment extended to 14th October 2020 for new registrations

Substantive Law

Study the most important areas of English law, with particular focus on commercially relevant issues. Familiarise yourself with the most common choice of governing law in international contracts.

Legal Skills

We help you develop a wide-ranging skills portfolio and monitor your progress on an ongoing basis. The skills and experience you acquire will help you stay ahead of the pack in the race for employment.


Learning English law and developing your skills portfolio is about making you more employable. Our entire focus is on helping you achieve your dream career, wherever and whatever it may be.