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Legal Practice Course LPC

Key information

Qualification type

Legal Practice Course

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type


Course Summary

The purpose of the LPC is to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to enable you to enter your training contract with confidence and to feel at home in the exciting, demanding and rewarding world of legal practice. We offer the latest version of the LPC, delivered one year full-time, you’ll benefit from the supportive team environment that we work hard to cultivate. For the Legal Practice Course we are looking for applicants who: Can meet the demands of a challenging course; Have excellent problem-solving skills; Have experience of managing workloads and meeting deadlines; Show professionalism and desire to become a solicitor. This course demands a high level of commitment. Students will possess excellent written and oral communication skills. We encourage applications from those who can critically evaluate evidence and provide solutions to identified issues.

Career: Completion of the LPC is a Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) requirement for anyone wishing to become a solicitor. The BU LPC will give you a high level of interaction with professionally qualified staff in a realistic practice context. You will also have the opportunity to network with trainee solicitors and more senior members of the profession through our links with local firms, law societies, the Junior Lawyers Division and other bodies. On completion of this course, you will be eligible to apply for the LLM Legal Practice course, which is designed to further enhance your skills and knowledge base.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



A general foundation for knowledge and skills required in a conveyance transaction which you can build on in subsequent practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Students need to have a Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, a Graduate Diploma in Law or a Common Professional Examination. For post-experience and professional qualifications, there may be additional entry requirements set by the association or institute that ultimately administers the qualification in question.

University information

Based by the sea in south-west England, just two hours from London by train, Bournemouth University offers over 90 taught Master’s courses as well as many research programmes. 16% of its students are in postgraduate study, meaning you’ll be joining a thriving postgrad community. The University has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual schools: Health & Social Sciences Departments: Human Sciences & Public Health,...more

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