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Graduate Foundation in Law Programme

Graduate Foundation in Law Programme

The Graduate Foundation in Law Programme* is a 20-week full-time or 40-week part-time course for graduates from a non-law background. This course is designed for those who want to take the SQE but do not have a law degree or equivalent experience. If you don’t have a law degree, we strongly recommend that you take this programme prior to starting preparation training for the SQE1 Assessment.


The College's CEO, Dr Giles Proctor, introduces the College's Graduate Foundation in Law Programme


The programme covers six foundation areas of law. The syllabus for each of these six areas is aligned to the Solicitors Regulation Authority specification of functioning legal knowledge for the SQE. In each area, you will develop a practical and functional understanding of the foundations of English & Welsh Law, and core analytical and practical legal skills. 

The programme comprises of seven modules: Introduction to Law, Contract, Tort, Land, Trusts, Criminal Law and Public Law/EU.

Included in the programme:

  • Full access to Learning Portal and virtual community 
  • Videos, practice tasks and activities to access as and when you like 
  • Multiple case studies and example client matter across each area 
  • Hard copy and electronic Foundations Manual 
  • Group work with other students  
  • Virtual surgeries and town halls 
  • Individual supervisions to monitor and support your progress 
  • Personal tutor support


Why study with us

Interactive, intuitive and accessible learning activities and platform


Highest levels of 1-2-1 supervision and teaching available in the market


Designed for online, backed by 20 years proven digital learning experience


Highly experienced and practice-based supervisors and personal tutors


Fully accredited by the Office for Students as a higher education provider.


Purposely designed to prepare you to take the SQE1 Preparation Course



Course details

Admissions Criteria

  • UK undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification or experience
  • If English isn’t your first language, english language qualifications equivalent to IELTS at level 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6 in each component (writing, listening, speaking, reading)



90 FHEQ Level 6


Course Options

Full-time 20-week course

Part-time 40-week course (from 2023 onwards)


Course Fees

To be announced



The College’s first full-time Graduate Foundation in Law Programme will start in October 2022. Go to the Course Schedule for programme start dates.


How to Apply:

Applications are open for the October programme.

If you have all the information you need to apply for this course, you can apply directly to Central Applications Board (LAWCAB). We will receive your application from LAWCAB. If you have any questions about your circumstances or the course, please contact us.


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