Law Foundations Course

If you’re looking to switch to a career in law, our Law Foundations Course will build the foundational knowledge you need for your onward legal training. In addition to the knowledge and skills you need to pass your future legal assessments, we’ll help you think like a lawyer from the outset, with personalised advice towards a career action plan and securing legal pro bono experience.

  • 95% of PGDL graduates secured employment or went on to further study*
  • Allows progression onto barrister training
  • Allows progression onto SQE solicitor training – for better value, see our SQE Training for Non-Law Graduates (Master's)
  • Developed following extensive research with firms, chambers and aspiring lawyers


You will learn like a lawyer from the outset, with teaching delivered by experienced solicitors and barristers. Through highly interactive small group teaching sessions, we provide opportunities to apply your growing legal knowledge, professional capabilities, and problem-solving skills.

Over 150 leading organisations send their trainee lawyers to study with us. These include chambers, local councils, in-house teams, and law firms from the Magic Circle to the high street, commercial giants to niche practices.

Add a professional project module to upgrade your qualification to a Master’s and access postgraduate funding

When you add a professional project to this course, you’ll study our Law Foundations Course (Master’s), which is eligible for postgraduate funding.

*Of surveyed students graduating from BPP University Law School postgraduate programmes in 2017.

Fees

See website for fees.  

We have a range of funding options that are available for this course, including:  

Scholarships 

We offer an extensive range of funding options and over £1m in scholarships to ensure finance isn’t a barrier to a promising legal career.  

Interest free payment plans 

These are available and help to spread the cost of your course through instalments.  

Need postgraduate funding? Upgrade to a Master’s 

When you add a professional project to this course, you’ll study our Law Foundations Course (Master’s), which is eligible for postgraduate funding.

Locations

  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Leeds
  • London Waterloo
  • Online
  • Birmingham
  • Manchester

Study options

  • Full-time
  • Part-time
  • Distance Learning