Our combined LLM and LPC course is your chance to study a professional qualification as part of the vocational stage of training necessary to become admitted as a solicitor.
The aims of the course are to prepare you for work-based learning and provide you with a general foundation for practice.
You’ll gain skills in legal interviews, research, writing, drafting and advocacy and show competency in the areas of professional conduct and regulation, accounts, financial services and markets, taxation and human rights.
As an LLM Law student you’ll be able to attend cJAM, our alternative careers fair, where you get face-to-face time with up to 30 successful industry professionals with work placement opportunities.
You’ll also be able to take advantage of opportunities to participate in the School’s Pro Bono Law Clinic and Mediation Clinic giving you a ‘real life’ insight in to legal practice.
This award is usually undertaken and completed in two years, but can take up to 3 years depending upon the number of modules you wish to take in each year.
Why study with us
- You’ll study in a highly practical learning environment, designed to prepare you for real-life legal situations, and get excellent individual support to maximise your potential and career aspirations.
- You’ll cover an introductory section, all core practice areas and three electives and there’s a strong emphasis on enhancing your commercial awareness and personal and professional development, to prepare you for employment within the legal profession.
- You’ll acquire transferable skills such as team working, numeracy, communication, presentation, IT, critical thinking and problem-solving.
What you'll do
- The School’s teaching environment is designed to stimulate learning and the course is delivered through a series of interactive large and small group sessions, where the focus is on student centred learning.
- At cJAM you’ll hear from keynote industry speakers, who’ll share their personal career journey, and you’ll benefit from informal networking opportunities and a chance to pitch for a placement.
- You’ll be able to use our dedicated moot court room which contains a mock-up of a real court room with latest audio-visual technology.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Law students gain trainee solicitor contracts
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- This course is validated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the regulatory body for solicitors in England and Wales. They set the Principles and a Code of Conduct that professionals have to abide by in order to provide legal services.
As a graduate of our LLM in Legal Practice you’ll be highly valued for your aptitude and skills which’ll help you get a graduate level job or professional training contract.
Some of our eminent alumni include judges, Queen’s Counsel, barristers and solicitors across the UK, Europe and around the world. They also include CEOs, business leaders and industrialists, entrepreneurs and business owners, senior public servants such as civil servants, politicians, senior police and local government officers. And others hold senior academic and researcher roles and are authors of many academic works. Graduates also work in the voluntary sector and act as board representatives and trustees.
Fees and Funding
Scholarships and Bursaries
We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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This course is based in the School of Justice located in the Faculty of Business and Justice
For information on possible changes to course information, see our Essential and Important Course Information
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