2022-2023 Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills in Lviv

The 1-year Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills provides participants with 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
  • Equity and the law of 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

Click here to view the timetable of classes at the BLC Lviv.

British Law Centre contact: Dr Steve Terrett

Email: [email protected]


Ivan Franko University contact: Vice-Dean, Dr Marta Mochulska

Email: [email protected] 


Please note that the BLC is offering a support scheme for Ukrainian students, with discounts on course fees and free places available for a number of students. To find out more, go to our Ukraine Support page


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* 575€ 660€
Non-student 775€ 860€ (760€ for UBA members)

*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:

    • First Payment of €200 – payable within 14 days of being accepted onto the Diploma Course
    • Second Payment – payable by 31 October
    • Third Payment – payable by 28 February

    NB. Anyone wishing to benefit from the reduced “early-bird fee” must pay 200 by 30 June.

    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.

    Course Overview

    • Core English law taught by UK legal practitioners and academics

    • Over 100 hours of pre-recorded lectures to watch (self-study)

    • 4-hour (small-group) monthly classes for 8 months (32 hours in total)

    • Additional legal skills training (minimum 10 hours in total)

    • Specially-prepared written materials and legal skills exercises

    • Optional voluntary activities (e.g. simulated trials, moots etc.)

    • Contact to BLC teachers available outside class times

    • Calendar below shows dates for 8 x 4hr small-group classes 👇 

    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.