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Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Key information

Qualification type

Legal Practice Course

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type


Course Summary

Want to become a solicitor? Then you’ll know the competition is fierce. But if you want to develop practical skills and enhance your chances of securing a training contract, our Legal Practice Course covers the in-depth legal knowledge, commercial awareness and practical skills employers are seeking. That's why 96.5% of our full-time and part-time postgraduate law students have secured employment or further study.

Is the LPC for you?

To become a solicitor, you need the practical knowledge and commercial awareness to succeed in practice. We focus on the skills and the knowledge you need to secure a training contract.

Your learning is built around simulated client portfolios to build the legal skills that employers and recruiters are looking for. Learn from qualified lawyers who can help to shape your career, with links to firms and in-house teams at every level.

Our approach is trusted by the UK’s biggest legal firms. 60 leading law firms exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study with us. These include 4 out of 5 Magic Circle firms and the City Consortium - a group of highly prestigious law firms. So when the profession trusts us, you can too.

Different course options

Full time | BPP Birmingham | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Wills and Administration of Estates (5 Credits) - Core
Property Law and Practice (15 Credits) - Core
Professional Conduct and Regulation (PCR) (including Solicitors' Accounts (SA)) (5 Credits) - Core
Practical Legal Research and Writing (5 Credits) - Core
Litigation (Civil and Criminal) (30 Credits) - Core
Drafting (5 Credits) - Core
Business Law and Practice (including taxation) (30 Credits) - Core
Advocacy (5 Credits) - Core
Interviewing and Advising (5 Credits) - Core
Legal Practice Course

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Qualifying law degree minimum 2.2 or above; Non-law degree minimum 2.2 or above and a GDL, CPE, or similar qualification such as CILEx; If you wish to study our fast-track LPC, you will be required to hold a 2.1 at degree level.