GDL Fees

What are the fees?

 Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2016/17 are as follows: 

GradDip Full-time £6,350 £10,700

Swansea University's College of Law & Criminology is currently offering a range of scholarships/discounted fees on the standard 2016/17 rates for full-time GDL applicants meeting certain eligibility criteria. Please see the table below for the discounted fees available:

Eligibility CriteriaScholarship Amount

Tuition Fees Payable

UK/EU alumni of a Welsh university

(including Swansea University alumni)

£500 £5,850

UK/EU students

(excluding Welsh university alumni)

£0 £6,350

International students – Welsh University alumni

(including Swansea University alumni)

£500 £10,200

International students

(excluding Swansea University alumni)

£0 £10,700

For further information on scholarships please visit:

GDL Fees can be paid in instalments as follows:

  • 25% At enrolment (Less £350 deposit if paid)
  • 25% 27th November
  • 25% 29th January
  • 25% 15th April

In addition, we offer the opportunity of payment by instalment. While payment of your deposit will be off-set against the total course fees, the remaining balance can be paid in 4 equal instalments.

Further, students who demonstrate a commitment to continuing their legal studies at Swansea by completing the Legal Practice Course (LPC) within the Law School will also benefit from a reduced, combined fee. (For further information on the Swansea LPC, visit the LPC website or contact the LPC Admissions Tutor, Ms Michaela Leyshon at