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Diploma Units Law and Practice (Legal Studies)

Diploma Units Law and Practice (Legal Studies)


What you'll study

This is the final academic stage towards becoming a qualified legal executive. Completion of the qualification will enable you to become a member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

To achieve this qualification, you must attain six units from the following criteria:

  • 3 law modules
  • 1 linked practice module and
  • 2 skills modules (Client Care and Legal Research)

Law units

  • Contract law
  • Criminal law
  • Family law
  • Employment law
  • Equity and trusts
  • European Union law
  • Land law
  • Civil law
  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal ltigation
  • Family practice
  • Landlord and tenant law
  • Law of wills and succession
  • Client care skills*
  • Legal research*

Modules are examined, either in January and/or June.*

Law units can be studied individually at a cost of £550 per unit.

Client Care Skills £250 per unit

Legal Research £275 per unit

* Client Care Skills and Legal Research Skills are assessed by portfolio.

What you can do next

The qualification can lead to employment in solicitors' offices, legal departments of commercial organisations, local and central government, the utility companies or the Crown Prosecution Service.

It is possible to qualify as a solicitor through the CILEx route.

Entry requirements

Completion of the CILEx Professional Diploma in Law and Practice (Level 3) or a qualifying Law degree (2:2 minimum) and subject to an interview. Law graduates are not required to study the academic units of Level 6, only the practice and professional elements of the qualification.

Where can I study Diploma Units Law and Practice (Legal Studies)?


City of Newport Campus
(Part Time Evening)

Start Date: 09/09/2019

Day of Week: Monday and Tuesday

Call 01495 333 777 to apply today


City of Newport Campus
(Part Time Evening)

Start Date: 27/01/2020

Day of Week: Monday and Tuesday

Call 01495 333 777 to apply today

All courses may be subject to change. Coleg Gwent reserves the right to withdraw courses should they no longer be deemed viable to run.

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