Application Information

Applications to the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice for 2019/20 entry are now closed.

Diploma applications are handled separately by each university. You must submit an application to the university where you studied for your LLB, even if you wish to study the Diploma here at Edinburgh. 

How to apply 

The closing date for applications was Friday 12 April 2019.

Guidance for applicants

The Law Society of Scotland provide guidance for students who are thinking about applying for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice. The guidance below is for 2018/19 applicants and will be updated in due course for 2019/20 applications.

Law Society of Scotland Diploma application guidance pages

Download the Law Society of Scotland Diploma application guidance notes in PDF

Entry Requirements

Places will be offered to students based on academic merit on the basis of the marks obtained in the Law Society of Scotland's professional subjects at first sitting. To find out more about the criteria for admission please visit the Law Society of Scotland's website.

Criteria for admission

Contact Information

Address

Contact Details

Edinburgh Centre for
Professional Legal Studies

Edinburgh Law School
9 B Holyrood Road
Edinburgh
EH8 8FQ
UK

Phone: 0131 651 4254
or 0131 650 2004
or 0131 650 9477

Email: ecpls@ed.ac.uk

Map of ECPLS Location