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Legal Practice Course LPC

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Full time | Birmingham centre | 9.5 months | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

9.5 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

Legal Practice Course

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a solicitor, our LPC will offer you the best possible preparation to practise law.

  • Develop your commercial awareness, critical thinking and the necessary professional skills to prepare you for the challenges of being a solicitorthat employers are looking for
  • Tailor your course to your specialist areas of interest through a wide choice of elective subjects
  • Study your LPC with an MSc in Law, Business and Management or LLM in Professional Legal Practice at no extra cost Masters and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan

With a clear focus on your future employability, we are more confident than ever in your success and offer our LPC Employment Promise. Get a job in nine months, or we’ll give you 100% of your fees back: 50% of your fees as cashback plus 50% of your fees as credit towards any further courses.

95% of our 2017/18 full-time, UK, LPC graduates have secured work or further study within fifteen months of successfully completing this course, based on Graduate Outcomes data.

Modules

Introduction to Professional Practice (15 Credits)
Dispute Resolution Knowledge and Skills (including Criminal Litigation) (30 Credits)
Business Law and Practice Knowledge and Skills (30 Credits)
Real Estate Knowledge and Skills (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)

£13,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)

£13,800

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

To be eligible to take up your place on our LPC, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Legal Practice Course (LPC) set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) – see below. Failure to comply with these eligibility requirements means that the University will have no option but to cancel your place on the course. If you are a non-EEA student you will also require a visa covering the full duration of your course – see Visa requirements below. University of Law LPC selection criteria • Academic profile and achievement, generally a minimum of an actual or predicted second class honours law degree or GDL/CPE/MA Law* • A sufficient command of the English language to successfully complete the course - see English language requirements below • Any special circumstances revealed in your application Academic or other references *This requirement is met by either: A) The award of a Qualifying Law Degree. Your law degree must meet certain academic standards in order to qualify. This must include having adequately passed assessments in the seven Foundations of Legal Knowledge – Public Law, Obligations I (Contract), Obligations II (Tort),Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity & Trusts and Law of the European Union. Further guidance on what is a Qualifying Law Degree ; or B) Passing a Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)/MA Law and being awarded a Graduate Diploma in Law, MA Law, or similar such as CILEX. The University of Law fully complies with equal opportunities legislation and actively encourages diversity within the legal profession. Our admissions process acts fairly and aims to enable students to make the best use of their talents. You are encouraged to tell us about any special requirements at the earliest opportunity. This will allow us to discuss how we may go about meeting your requirements.

University information

The University of Law provides law and business courses for postgraduates. The university can trace its origins back to 1876, and as such, is one of the most long-standing legal educators. It received university status in 2012 and opened its Business School in 2016. The university has 15 campuses across the UK, all based in thriving business areas. In 2016, it opened its GISMA Business School in Berlin, and then in 2019 it established its...more

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