2022-2023 Diploma Taught Online

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

There are three scheduled online diploma groups for 2022-2023. Group A classes take place on Mondays, Group B classes take place on Tuesdays and Group C classes take place on Saturdays. 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 

Group B Timetable 

Group C Timetable 

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

Email: s.terrett@britishlawcentre.co.uk




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)
Full-time student* 575€ 660€
Non-student 775€ 860€

 *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:

  • 50% of Fees – to be paid by 31st October 2022
  • 100% of Fees – to be paid by no later than 28th February 2023

NB. Anyone wishing to benefit from the reduced “early-bird fee” must pay  the First Payment by 1 July 2022.

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. 

Useful Information

8 online small-group lessons (each lasting 4 hours)

All training sessions taught by native English lawyers

Full access to custom-designed teaching materials and skills exercises


Full access to a respository of recorded lectures, interviews and access to live-streamed lectures 

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.