Our Postgraduate Diploma/CPE in Law has been designed for those working in the justice, social and consumer sectors, this course also supports a career change to a solicitor or barrister, supporting your development of transferable skills in critical thinking, analysis and communication that you can use throughout your career.

On successful completion of the CPE conversion course, you can either go directly onto further training to become a solicitor and barrister or you can enrol for a further year to obtain a Masters in Law (LLM), which would involve a dissertation in an area of law of your choice.

Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board. Modules are aligned with the new UK Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), and include opportunities to obtain the required qualifying work experience. This includes the opportunity to provide free legal advice to members of the community, under the guidance of qualified solicitors, through our pro-bono Brighton Legal Clinic.


Please see our course page for the details of fees.

  • ENTRY REQUIREMENTS 2:2 or above


  • Brighton

Study options

  • Full-time