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Funding

A legal education can be expensive, but there is funding out there if you know where to look. We’ve collected together a bunch of articles to help you work out how to fund all those law courses.

Funding the BPTC By Maudie Powell-Tuck, AllAboutLaw

Becoming a barrister these days is expensive. Tot up the cost of a university education and the GDL, add the pricey BPTC on top of that and you’ve got a whole lot of debt to contend with. The rewards of the profession (and the salary) are great,...

Funding the GDL By Jos Weale, Managing Editor, AllAboutLaw

Thinking of converting to law to become a solicitor or barrister? The GDL fees will be an unavoidable cost to consider. Law study doesn’t come cheap, and the GDL alone can cost £7,000 to £10,000. Yikes.  Unfortunately, you cannot receive...

Career development loans By Jos Weale, Managing Editor, AllAboutLaw

Unlike some other postgraduate courses, such as the PGCE for trainee teachers, the GDL, LPC and BPTC are not eligible for government funding. Your dilemma: You really, really want to study to become a lawyer, but you’ve exhausted every...

The LPC: Worth the investment? By Sarah Green, LPC Graduate, University of the West of England

There is no doubt that the LPC is hard work. As the mandatory vocational course which you will need to complete before you can start a training contract, it’s going to take a lot of dedication. But is it really worth spending all that...

Funding the LPC By Lauren Bowes, Editor, AllAboutLaw.co.uk

Unlike your undergraduate degree, the government doesn't have a loan system in place to hand money to you on a plate. You're probably already well aware that law study doesn't come cheap, but there are a lot of options out there. How much does...