The University of Wolverhampton

Undergraduate CreditCILEx Level Three Certificate in Law and Practice

Why choose this course?

The University of Wolverhampton is proud to work in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) to offer an alternative route to becoming a lawyer. Driven by flexibility, the course offers opportunity to further your career and qualification ambitions.

CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice

The CILEx level three Certificate in Law and Practice is a paralegal qualification that consists of five subject units. You can study this course part-time as a yearlong course or choose to study individual units at your own pace.

For more details please go to the CILEx website

CILEx Accredited Study Centre

What happens on the course?

Semester 1

  • Client Care Skills
  • Civil Litigation

Semester 2

  • Introduction to Law and Practice
  • Legal Research Skills
  • Contract Law

Why Wolverhampton?

The University of Wolverhampton is a vibrant, modern University with excellent facilities and committed and experienced staff.

Career path

A legal executive is a qualified lawyer. The term 'legal executive' can only be used by Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), who have followed one of the prescribed routes to qualification.

What skills will you gain?

Successful completion of the CILEx Level 3 Certificate in Law and Practice will allow you to progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Law and Practice.

Who accredits this course?

We are a CILEx Accredited Study Centre.

CILEx Accredited Study Centre

Entry requirements

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above including English or equivalent* (i.e., BTEC First Diploma, etc.) or equivalent

Course fees and finance

Fees for this course have not yet been agreed. Please contact us for further information.

The University also offers a range of Bursaries and Scholarships in addition to other financial support packages

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2018/9. If you have any queries regarding the fees listed please contact

These fees are for the current academic year only. Any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

Please note the fees displayed are per unit. If you study additional units, you will be charged accordingly directly by CILEx.

Please note there are additional fees payable directly to CILEx, including CILEx membership and examination fees which are separate to the university fees.

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