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Legal Practice Course/LLM in Legal Practice (LPC/LLM) (Full-Time)

Legal Practice Course/LLM in Legal Practice (LPC/LLM) (Full-Time)

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Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Legal Practice Course

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type


Course Summary


Approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, our LPC/LLM is based on work-related skills training to enable you to progress in your legal career. Throughout the course, you will strengthen your legal skills with the addition of negotiation and mediation sessions, all key skills for future lawyers.

If you would like to study for an LLM in Legal Practice, you will undertake an additional dissertation module during your third term. You will also need to apply using programme code M25099.

Successful completion of all elements of the LLM in Legal Practice will result in the award of a master’s degree – an internationally recognised qualification.

This course can be studied full-time or through part-time distance learning. Find out more about our part-time option.

Key features

  • The full-time course is taught over two days, providing flexibility with your studies so you can meet other commitments.
  • Benefit from excellent pastoral care and support by staff, who can provide you with individual careers guidance and mentor you on your journey.
  • Gain practical experience by getting involved with our pro bono activities.
  • Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality and you will learn from experienced solicitors and barristers.
  • You will be taught in our purpose-built Hugh Aston building, which is home to our mock courtroom, client-interviewing room and integrated law library.
  • Additional online learning support is provided via DMU’s Blackboard facility.


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

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

Generally, you should have completed the academic stage of your training by obtaining either a qualifying law degree with a minimum pass of 2:2 or the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL/CPE).

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

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