2019-2020 Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills at Lviv Polytechnic National University

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

  • English legal system
  • Contract law
  • Tort law
  • Trusts

The core 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

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

To see key information about the course (including the teaching schedule), click here.

To see our course brochure, click here.

British Law Centre contact: Dr Steve Terrett

Email: s.terrett@britishlawcentre.co.uk

Tel:  (+48) 609 070 921

Local University contact: Dr Iryna Sofinska 


Student/Non-student Early-Bird fee (applies if fees paid by 30th June) Standard fee (applies if fees paid after 30th June)
Full-time student* 500€ 599€
Non-student 725€ 799€

 A local fee is also payable to the host university. Details on the amount will be available during Summer 2019. 

*Anyone registered as a full-time student at any Higher Education institution (inc. Ph.D students)

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

  • Instalment 1 – to be paid by 1st October 2019)
  • Instalment 2 – to be paid by no later than 1st February 2020)

NB. Anyone wishing to benefit from the reduced “early-bird fee” must pay at least 50% by 14th July.

For full details of our payment policy, please see the Diploma regulations here.


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.

Useful Information

8 teaching sessions per year (not including additional available activities)

All classes are taught by native English lawyers and academics

Classes take place during evening hours 

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.