School of Law

  • Law GDL
  • GDL Scholarships

    A scholarship is available for students who will be studying on the Graduate Diploma in Law at Oxford Brookes University in 2018–19.

    To enter, please submit a 1,000 maximum word answer to the following question:

    In his state trial for treason Sir Thomas More told his judges that he would give 'the devil himself' the benefit of due process of law.  Does the 'viral' transmission of allegations on social media threaten this cornerstone legal principle?  Please give reasons for your answer.

    The scholarship is worth £2,000 to be put towards payment of GDL fees and will be awarded for the best 1,000 word essay.

    To be eligible to enter the competition, you must have accepted a place on the GDL at Oxford Brookes commencing in 2018–19 by Wednesday 1 August 2018. The deadline for entry into the competition is midday on Wednesday 8 August 2018.

    To find out how to enter, the criteria by which essays will be judged and the declaration which you must attach to your essay, please read the terms and conditions document.