How to apply
Applications to study the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice 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 Law School.
Applications for September 2020 entry are now open.
Current University of Edinburgh Law School students or graduates should complete the application form below.
Completed applications should be sent to:
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh Law School
9B Holyrood Road
Or by email to email@example.com
Edinburgh students/graduates wishing to be considered for a place elsewhere should send two copies of their completed applications to Jane McKenzie at the above address.
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 for 2019/20 applications.
The closing date for applications for September 2020 entry is 17th April.
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.
If you have any questions about applying to the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice please don't hesitate to contact us.