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Legal Practice Course LPC - Accelerated

Legal Practice Course LPC - Accelerated

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

6 months

Start date

SEP-22

Key information
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Qualification type

Legal Practice Course

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, our LPC will offer you the best possible preparation to practise law.

  • Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills that employers are looking for.
  • Tailor your course to your specialist areas of interest through a wide choice of elective subjects.
  • Study your LPC with an MSc in Law, Business and Management or LLM in Professional Legal Practice at no extra cost and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan.

With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses.

95% of our 2017/18 full-time, UK, LPC graduates have secured work or further study within fifteen months of successfully completing this course, based on Graduate Outcomes data.

When you study the LPC with us you will receive:

  • A career-focused approach to learning, developing commercial awareness, critical thinking and the professional skills that legal employers are looking for
  • An MSc in Law, Business and Management or LLM in Professional Legal Practice at no extra cost and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan
  • Tailored course options to suit your specialist areas of interest through a wide choice of elective subjects
  • Flexible study – choose to study at one of our locations nationwide with the choice of full-time, part-time, day, evening and weekend courses, as well as online course options
  • Access to award-winning careers support to help you with your training contract applications with over 3,000 pro bono opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

Assessment

Assessed through a range of assessments. Including oral assessments in Interviewing and Advocacy, open book and closed book exams.

If you choose to study your LPC with a Master’s you will also be assessed with a written report and an oral style assessment.

Modules

Introduction to Professional Practice (15 Credits)
Dispute Resolution Knowledge and Skills, including Criminal Litigation (30 Credits)
Real Estate Knowledge and Skills (30 Credits)
Business Law and Practice Knowledge and Skills (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£17,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (overall cost)

£17,950

Entry requirements

To be eligible to take up your place on our LPC, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Legal Practice Course (LPC) set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Students must possess either a Qualifying Law Degree, usually at 2:2 or above, or a Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or similar qualification, such as CILEX. Your law degree must meet certain academic standards in order to qualify. This must include having adequately passed assessments in the seven Foundations of Legal Knowledge; Public Law, Obligations I (Contract), Obligations II (Tort), Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity & Trusts and Law of the European Union.

University information

The University of Law provides law and business courses for postgraduates. The university can trace its origins back to 1876, and as such, is one of the most long-standing legal educators. It received university status in 2012 and opened its Business School in 2016. The university has 15 campuses across the UK, all based in thriving business areas. In 2016, it opened its GISMA Business School in Berlin, and then in 2019 it established its...more

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