Graduate LLB

With BPP, you can convert your Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) to an LLB by completing extra modules worth 60 credits. Undertaking the Graduate LLB will give you the opportunity to gain knowledge in specialist subjects which will set you apart from GDL students nationally.

This Graduate LLB programme is open exclusively to BPP GDL students and alumni who commenced their GDL studies within the last six years. The programme was designed in consultation with City firms who advised on the skills and knowledge they are looking for when recruiting. Graduates of this programme have the opportunity to start the LPC or BPTC with the advantage of having studied specialist subjects such as company law, in-depth,  unlike most other GDL students in the country.

The Graduate LLB degree is awarded by BPP University.


Key Information

  • Graduate with an English Law degree in as little as 1 year (by completing your GDL additional modules worth 60 credits)
  • Learn additional areas of law that are attractive to employers
  • Study when and where it suits you with flexible online study
  • Gain a competitive edge through additional expertise and add value to your CV
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Give your legal career an edge

Developed in consultation with leading lawyers and academics, this qualification equips you with additional skills, knowledge and expertise that you will find invaluable. It adds value to your CV and training contract/pupillage applications.

More details about the programme can be found in the programme specification handbook.

Flexible study options

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The Graduate LLB programme is a flexible, online-based qualification, which you can complete at a time and place that suits you. You may take the modules during the summer straight after you've finished the GDL. 

You can choose to study purely online or if you prefer some face-to-face support, we also offer teaching in London during the summer.

This programme is exclusively available to BPP GDL students and alumni. You have six years from the start of your GDL to complete the Graduate LLB programme.

If you have any queries regarding your eligibility for the programme, please email the BPP Admissions Team at


Once you have completed the GDL, you will need to complete an additional 60 credits to be awarded the Graduate LLB.

The following credits are predominantly studied online, with some optional face-to-face support available at our London centre during the summer:

  • Principles of Company Law (30 credits)
  • Intellectual Property Law (30 credits)
  • Research Module (30 credits)
  • Banking Law (15 Credits)
  • Law of International Trade and Commerce (15 Credits)
  • Property Tax (15 Credits)
  • Extra Credit Project (15 Credits)


Modules are assessed through a mixture of coursework and computer-based tests, as well as an oral examination for the Research Module. There are three sittings per year for the 30 credit modules.

Entry requirements

The Graduate LLB programme is available to current BPP students and graduates of the GDL. You must complete the Graduate LLB modules within six years of starting the GDL programme. 

If you are a graduate you can book your place online.

International students

For details of which international qualifications are accepted for this programme, please see our country-specific entry requirements.

For more information:
Tel: 03331 224 359

Study locations

The Graduate LLB is predominately online, with some optional face-to-face support available at our London centre during the summer.



We can help you find the perfect place to stay while you study. We can offer information on student houses, flat-shares and hotels – and advise on accommodation issues.

If you would like to know more, please contact our Accommodation Officer on:

Tel: 020 3131 4701
Fax: 0161 235 7170

Paying for your programme

Students registering for the Graduate LLB programme after 01 January 2014

There will be no fees for any student registering on the Graduate LLB from 01 January 2014 onwards.

Materials supplied online. Core hard copy texts will be provided for student collection from Holborn Library.

Students already registered for the Graduate LLB programme

Any student who has registered on the programme before Jan 01 2014 is still required to pay any outstanding fees.