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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Legal Practice

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Why choose this course?

The LLM Legal Practice Course (LLM LPC) aims to prepare you for practice as a trainee solicitor and to provide you with a solid foundation for subsequent practice as a solicitor.

This course, which can be studied full-time or part-time, is a key part of the vocational stage of training to become a solicitor for graduates or Members or Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives who have completed the academic stage of legal training.Students will receive a Postgraduate Certificate in Legal Practice upon successful completion of Stage One only. Students that complete both Stage One and Stage Two will be completed with the full award of Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

The course emphasises and develops the skills which are required for a successful career in practice, and it must be successfully completed prior to the commencement of a training contract.

Career Paths

You will normally need to complete it prior to commencement of a training contract.

Different course options

Full time | City Campus | 1 year | 01-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

01-SEP-20

Modules

In this skills module, students will, through a series of workshops and practical exercises develop an ability to communicate effectively in writing, tailoring the communication to suit its purpose and the needs of different clients or recipient. Students will understand the importance of accurate, straightforward and modern language, correct spelling, grammar, syntax and punctuation and clear, logical, consistent and appropriate structure and format. Students will understand the need to address accurately and correctly all the relevant legal and factual issues whilst also addressing clients? objectives and priorities. The module will be taught in the context of Wills and Administration of Estates, with students developing an understanding of the content, format and validity of wills, obtaining grants of representation and administration of an estate and becoming familiar with the purpose and general structure of the relevant documents.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Under the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (as amended) the Law Society (now Solicitors’ Regulation Authority) and Bar Council are responsible for laying down the qualification regulations in respect of those seeking to qualify as solicitors and barristers. The Solicitors’ Regulation Authority and Bar Council have agreed to act jointly in respect of the first or academic stage of training where that stage is satisfied by the completion of a qualifying law degree or approved Common Professional Examination course. The conditions are set out within the amended 1995 Joint Announcement issued by the Law Society and the Council of Legal Education relating to Qualifying Law Degree and Common Professional Examinations and require requisite understanding of the Foundations of Legal Knowledge. No student will be admitted to the Legal Practice Course unless the University is satisfied that he or she has satisfied the academic stage of training.

University information

The University of Wolverhampton prides itself on being a career-focused university, with extensive business links across a wide range of industries. It has a 98% employability rating for its postgraduate students and offers over 150 postgraduate qualifications. Located in the heart of England, Wolverhampton is within easy reach of the rest of the UK, less than 20 minutes to Birmingham with London, Manchester and Liverpool in easy reach on the...more

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