Online Diploma in English Law and Legal Skills
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
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
There are four scheduled online diploma groups for 2023-2024. Group A and B classes take place on Saturdays, Group C classes take place on Mondays and Group D classes take place on Thursdays. There are a limited number of places in each group, so it is advisable that you complete the registration requirements to secure your place in your preferred group as early as possible. When completing the registration form, please select your preferred group from the dropdown list of BLC Centres.
The specific timetables for each centre can be accessed on our course calendar:
Group A Timetable (Sarturday Classes: 09.00-13.00 CET) [this group is now at full capacity]
Group B Timetable (Saturday Classes: 09.00-13.00 CET)
Group C Timetable (Monday Classes: 16.00-20.00 CET)
Group D Timetable (Thursday Classes: 16.00-20.00 CET)
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
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|Student/Non-student||Early-Bird fee (applies if First Payment of 200€ is paid by 30 June)||Standard fee (applies if fees paid after 30 June)|
*Anyone registered as a full-time student at any Higher Education institution within the EU (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 (choosing the option ‘ONLINE’ when asked to indicate which centre you are applying for).
We will contact you with further details of the course dates, as we will need to gauge the level of interest in a purely online version of the diploma course first.
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
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.
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.