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Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law

Level 5 Extended Diploma in Law is a 120-credit Ofqual regulated qualification and is the equivalent to the second year of a university degree. It has been designed for learners who wish to progress to university and, when taken in combination with the Level 4 Extended Diploma in Law, allows learners to progress onto an LLB top-up degree programme (the final year of university).


At a glance

  • Graded with Pass, Merit and Distinction

  • Advanced learner loans available in the UK

  • Progression to university LLB top-ups or other Level 6 study

  • 1200 learning hours, usually studied over an academic year

  • Designed with support from universities and industry professionals

  • Can be delivered in the classroom, by distance or by blended learning


Learners must complete all 4 mandatory units. To see the contents of each unit you can ask us to provide,


Equity and Trusts

Learners will explore how equity interrelates with other legal topics and how equitable principles apply in a domestic and commercial context.

EU Law

This unit will equip learners with knowledge of the European Union legal system and the main substantive aspects of the European Union laws.


Land Law

Learners will explore the meaning of real property, the types of legal and equitable interests in land, the principles of registration and its purpose and the rules behind the operation of selected proprietary rights.


Law of Tort

Learners will explore how tort interrelates with criminal law and how social and political decisions impact on the understanding of negligence.

Progression Routes

Learners who complete this qualification can progress to study a variety of bachelor’s degrees at a university such as one of our partner universities

Entry Criteria

Age: 18 +
Entry profile:

  • A level 4 qualification in law or legal studies such as Level 4 in Law

  • Equivalent international qualifications


Face to Face: £5000

Online Fee: £4500


Face to Face:  12 months

Online: 9 months

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