School of Law

  • Law GDL
  • School of Law Scholarship 2020

    Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

    To enter for the £2,000 scholarship, please submit a 1,000 maximum word answer to this question:

    Under the Suicide Act 1961, in England and Wales committing suicide or assisting or encouraging another to do so, is a crime. Other jurisdictions, among them several European countries, have enacted legislation that means these actions are not crimes in these jurisdictions. In your essay, argue either for or against legal change under which assisting or encouraging suicide would no longer be a crime in England and Wales.

    To enter, you must have accepted your place on the GDL for 2020–21 by Monday 3rd August 2020. Send your answer by email to The deadline to submit your answer is 12:00 Monday 10 August 2020.

    Read the terms and conditions and full application details here.