The CILEX route into the profession is now well accepted for those not wishing to pursue a degree course. Indeed, it has its attractions over the LLB route.
Firstly, it is much cheaper, and students can develop their professional careers whilst studying.
Secondly, there are practical units which are not normally found on degree courses.
What you'll learn
To achieve the CILEx Level 6 Professional Higher Diploma in Law and Practice, you need to study six subjects in total:
Three law units
You select three law units, one of which must be linked to your practice unit. The other two are law units of your choice. You can select from the following:
One practice unit
You select one practice unit, which must be linked to one of your law units (linked law units are indicated in brackets), from the following options:
Two professional skills units
Both of these units are mandatory:
Which legal practice unit should I choose?
If you are not yet working in a legal environment, then we recommend that you choose the legal practice subject that you enjoyed most at Level 3, unless local employment opportunities lie in another legal practice area.
Once you have passed all your exams you can apply for Graduate Membership of CILEx.
Level 3 CILEx qualification.