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Legal Practice Course (Blended)

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1 year

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Qualification type

Legal Practice Course

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type


Course Summary


Reasons to study the Legal Practice Course (Blended) at DMU:

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) equips you with the appropriate knowledge, skills and understanding of procedures and practice to embark effectively on your internship.

This course is taught via distance learning, enabling you to study at your own time and pace. However, you will have a one week Foundation Course at De Montfort University in September. This will include face-to-face teaching in small groups where you will work on realistic practical exercises.

Please note this course is only open for applications from Trinidad and Tobago. Please visit our Legal Practice Course/LLM in Legal Practice (LPC/LLM) course page if you are not from Trinidad and Tobago.

The Law School offers you:

Support from our course team who have practical experience and invaluable links with Private Practice and Government Departments in Trinidad and Tobago.
A dedicated administrator who will be able to deal with any queries you may have.
A flexible approach to study, allowing you to work alongside your studies.
One week Foundation Course in Leicester during September, which includes social events.
Fees inclusive of materials and study manuals and also accommodation costs (excluding living expenses) whilst in Leicester for your foundation week.
Online access to a wide range of legal databases to help you with your studies.
Access to your tutors online.
Skills and revision tutoring by Law School staff in Trinidad and Tobago.
Graduation Ceremony in Trinidad and Tobago.
An upgrade to an LLM in Legal Practice (Top-up)

More courses like this:


Additional Areas: Professional Conduct and Regulation, Taxation, Wills and Administration of Estates, Solicitors? Accounts
Core Areas: Business Law and Practice, Litigation (Criminal and Civil) and Property Law and Practice
Course Skills: Advocacy, Interviewing, Writing, Drafting, Practical Legal Research
Foundation Course: An intensive, short introduction to the Additional Areas.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

This course is exclusive to Trinidad and Tobago students only and is not open to UK or EU students.

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

You should have completed the academic stage of your training by obtaining a qualifying law degree. The minimum needed is a 3rd class degree. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requires you to prove to us that you have a qualifying law degree. You need to do this before you start the LPC by providing us with a copy of your degree transcript.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) postgraduate courses receive continual input from leading employers and professional bodies and are underpinned by excellent research. The university strives to build what employers need: work-ready graduates with professional experience and industry skills on their CVs. Postgraduate courses are career-focused, with UK and overseas placements, internships, targeted training, coaching and research...more