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LLM Legal Professional Practice

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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type


Course Summary

Course summary

This course qualifies you for a career in law and gives you a practical edge in the employment market. Study the core foundations of legal knowledge and gain work experience in our on-campus law firm. The course satisfies the standards of both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board. We have highly motivated, knowledgeable and creative staff across the department, who bring a breadth and depth of knowledge and skills from legal practice. This enables high quality learning of the core aspects of the discipline and a range of specialist topics and areas of study. The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) is approved and accredited by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Future careers

This course is a fully qualifying law degree and is therefore the first step towards a career in the legal profession, typically as a solicitor or barrister. With a law degree, you will also be in the top 25% of those who secure graduate jobs in the wider commercial and business sector. This course prepares you for a career in law (solicitor, barrister, paralegal, in-house counsel, in the private or public sector) financial services, management and commerce, teaching, civil service, local government, the police, the Crown Prosecution Service, Trading Standards.

Different course options

Full time | Collegiate Campus | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



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Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Typically a 2.2 honours degree or above in any subject.

University information

There are more than 30,000 students currently at Sheffield Hallam, with more than 6,000 of those studying at postgraduate level. Sheffield Hallam University focuses heavily on industry experience and applied learning. You will study in the heart of Sheffield City centre, on one of the many postgraduate taught and research courses. They are shaped to help prepare you for creative problem-solving and dealing with complexity in the real...more

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