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Full time | Preston Campus | 1 year | SEP-22

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Full time


1 year

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Key information

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type


Course Summary

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 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.

The aims of the course are to prepare you for work-based learning and provide you with a general foundation for practice.

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.

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 in a competitive business place.
  • You’ll acquire transferable skills such as team working, numeracy, communication, presentation, IT, critical thinking and problem-solving.

Future careers

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.


On completion of this module you should have a general overview of the content, format and validity of wills, obtaining grants of representation and administration of an estate and should be familiar with the purpose and general structure of the relevant documents. You should also be able to; use the legal knowledge, skills, procedures and behaviours appropriate to the client, identify the client's goals and alternative means of achieving those goals, and deal appropriately with client care. As well as recognise and act within the rules of professional conduct, identify the client’s reasonable expectations as to quality and timeliness of service.

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Entry requirements

Applicants must have a qualifying law degree (2:2 or above) which satisfies the requirements of the Law Society of England and Wales.

University information

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is a forward-thinking university with multiple campuses and a truly international community of student learners. Founded in 1828, it has become one of the UK’s largest universities, with almost 200 years of heritage in delivering high-quality education. UCLan offers a portfolio of over 200 employment-oriented courses, aimed at preparing graduates for successful and impactful careers. The...more

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