Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Saturday 17 September

Time Event details Location
On Demand

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Induction Handbook 2022-23

Everything you need to know for Induction Week and beyond in one place.

Available from Welcome Weekend

Handbook

Monday 19 September

Time Event details Location
11:00am - 12:00pm

Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) Welcome and Introduction

G.216a, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

12:00pm - 1:00pm

CLT/Kortext Session

G.216a, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

3:00pm - 5:00pm

Lecture: Sources of Law

G.216a, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 11:00am

GDL welcome and induction, including Complete Law Trove session

JHB.307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

11:00am - 1:00pm

Lecture: Sources of Law

JHB.307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Lecture: Civil Justice and Procedure

JHB.307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

4:00pm - 5:30pm

Lecture: Criminal Justice and Procedure

JHB.307, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 5:30pm

CLOCK Training

Please note that this session is only for students who have been accepted onto the scheme

Green Room and Muisc Room, Headington Hill Hall, Headington Hill Site

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 10:30am

Centre for Academic Development (CAD) Introduction

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

10:30am - 11:30am

Lecture: Legal Writing

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lecture: Reading Statutes and Cases

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Meet the Subject Coordinator and Cohort Meet and Greet

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Lecture: Introduction to the English Legal and Court System

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

Lecture: Legal Theory

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Lecture: Human Rights

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Saturday 24 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

LAW5001 - ELS Assessment

The assessment will be done online on Moodle. Students will receive information about this during induction week.

Monday 26 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 11:00am

Lecture: Answering Problem Questions

JHB.406, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Tuesday 27 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

LAW6024 Public Law - Module Leader's Introduction

JHB.306, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Library Training Session - Set 1

JHB.B09, Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Library Training Session - Set 2

JHB.B09, Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Wednesday 28 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

LAW6030 Contract Law - Module Leader's Introduction

JHB.202, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Answering Problem Questions Workshop

JHB.303, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Workshop: Reading Statutes and Cases

JHB.201, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Thursday 29 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

LAW6027 Criminal Law - Module Leader's Introduction

JHB.304, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

1:00pm - 2:00pm

LAW6028 Legal Research Project - Module Leader’s Introduction

JHB.408, Snow Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Friday 30 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

LAW6025 Land Law - Module Leader's Introduction

JHB.306, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator (s) Kirsty Holliday k.holliday@brookes.ac.uk
Subject Coordinator Dr Michael John-Hopkins john-hopkins@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Lead Dr Shirley Shipman sshipman@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Administrator Adrienn Nagy anagy@brookes.ac.uk
Academic Liaison Librarian  Charlie Brampton c.brampton@brookes.ac.uk 

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core handbooks used for your course's compulsory modules. There is no expectation for you to purchase any of these books; electronic versions will be available via OUP. Further information, including details on how to request hard copies of these materials, will be in the welcome pack sent to applicants from 12th August onwards. 

 

Graduate Diploma in Law

Semester 1 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

LAW6024 Public Law

Michael Doherty,  Public Law, Routledge, 2018 ( 2nd edition).

LAW6025 Land Law

Chris Bevan, Modern Land Law, April 2022 (3rd edition).

LAW6027 Criminal Law

Jonathan Herring, Criminal Law, July 2022 (10th edition)

LAW6030 Contract Law

J. Poole, Textbook on Contract Law, O.U.P., 15th edition, 2021

Semester 2 Modules 

Recommended Core Text

LAW6026 EU Law

Fairhurst, Morano-Foadi and Neller, Law of the European Union, 2020, 13th Edition, Pearson

LAW6029 Law of Tort

Carol Brennan, ‘Tort Law Directions' (8th edition, 2022) OUP.

LAW6031 Equity & Trusts Law

Gary Watt, Equity and Trusts Law Directions’ (7th edn, OUP 2021)