About this course
The GDL at City has an unrivalled reputation within the profession for the quality of the teaching, the ability of its students and the preparation it provides for students seeking pupillage or a training contract. Successful completion of this course qualifies students to progress to one of the two professional courses that all UK lawyers are required to take: the Legal Practice Course (LPC) for solicitors and the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) for barristers.
Throughout the year we hold regular career's events for aspiring solicitors and barristers. At these events, you have the opportunity to network with representatives from a range of leading firms and chambers.
- A degree (in any subject), of at least an upper second class honours standard, conferred by a university in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland or by the Council for National Academic Awards.
- An approved degree conferred by a university outside the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
- A very good knowledge of the English language.
- IELTS: 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components.