The Oracle

I've enjoyed my first year at university - so much so that I've just realised my law I'm in my final year of a non-law degree and have yet to take the GDL – will recruiters take into consideration that someone like me will not have a textbook understanding of the law, or is the application process harder or different in any way for non-law students?


Features

The Graduate Diploma in Law: what is it, why study it and how is it different to a law degree? This feature presents all the information you need to know about the conversion course for non-law graduates.

Key transferable skills

Non-law degree

There are four main types of university degree - arts, sciences, languages and business - and each trains students in a set of skills which are highly transferable to law.

LCN videos

Commercial awareness is a term often used by law firms and recruiters, but what does it actually mean? In this video Matt breaks down what commercial awareness, why it's so important, and offers a couple of examples of case studies to think about in a commercial context.