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LLM Legal Practice (LPC BPTC Conversion)

LLM Legal Practice (LPC BPTC Conversion)

Different course options

Study mode

Part time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Law / Legal Studies Legal Practice

Course type


Course Summary

LJMU's Legal Practice LLM is a hybrid taught and research Masters degree enabling you to make a significant contribution to legal knowledge in your chosen subject.

  • Study in the School of Law's multi-million Redmonds Building
  • Develop your academic skills including researching, writing and presenting
  • Access this course if you are LPC/BVC/BPTC qualified student or a member of the solicitorsƒ?? and barristersƒ?? professions, regardless of the date of qualification

The LLM is a stand-alone qualification that will enhance your career prospects through the acquisition of vocationally relevant knowledge and skills, thereby leading to a more rounded appreciation and understanding of your chosen areas of expertise.

The course aims to enable you to research effectively at postgraduate level. It also enables you to write, structure and present your work to best effect. You will learn to manage your time and resources so that you are able to complete a Masters-level project to your best potential.


This module provides generic and specific research skills, to enable you to search, select, analyse and manage legal sources. It enables you to plan an in-depth study of legal sources; helps you to demonstrate your ability to conceptualise and produce creative work.

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

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

You will need: a diploma in Legal Practice from a recognised LPC provider or a diploma in Legal Practice at the Bar from a recognised BPTC provider or previous work experience that has made you suitable for this programme.

University information

Founded in 1823, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) is ranked in the top 600 higher education institutions in the world and attracts staff and students from over 100 countries. A host of taught courses and research opportunities are available across LJMU’s five faculties: Arts, Professional and Social Studies Education, Health and Community Engineering and Technology Science Liverpool Business School The...more