City University London GDL

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City University London GDL

Thank you for applying to study the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at The City Law School. Our applicant page will keep you updated with all the information you need to know about your GDL application. We’ll tell you about latest news from the School, key dates and deadlines, and what happens next with your application.

We are one of the longest running providers of the Graduate Diploma Course and are renowned in the profession for the quality of our teaching and the quality of our students. Our course will give you the skills and knowledge necessary to go on to the professional stage of legal training (LPC or BPTC).

Key dates and deadlines

Graduate Diploma in Law September 2016 intake
The course commences on 19 September 2016.

Your application – What happens now?

If you have applied, you should have hear from the School within two weeks of your application. If you have any questions about your application, please contact us.

I’ve been made an offer- what do I do need to do next?

Accept your place

To accept your place with us you need to:

  • return your acceptance form
  • pay the deposit (details are sent with offers)

Conditional offers

If your offer is conditional, you need to provide evidence that you have met the conditions of your offer before you can formally enrol on the programme in September.

Keep your contact details up to date

Before you start your GDL with us, we will be contacting you throughout the summer to let you know about all the latest news from the School.

You will receive induction information by email in August, and be invited to register online in early September (providing you hold an unconditional offer).


If you are moving to London to study the GDL and need a place to live, the City’s Student Centre provides advice about finding accommodation. More information can be found by visiting the Student Centre.

Student Visas

If you are an international student and you need a visa for the course, please visit our international student pages for guidance.

Preparing for the GDL

If you would like to start preparing for the GDL, a good general introduction would be to read: