LLM Legal Practice Course (LLM LPC) (LLM)

University of Derby the United Kingdom

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The award
LLM

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
GBP 1170 per module

How you will study
full-time, part-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14250 per total

All study options

About LLM Legal Practice Course (LLM LPC) at University of Derby

The highlights

  • Tailor your LLM LPC to suit your own professional interests by choosing from a range of electives, including Advanced Criminal Litigation, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury, Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property, Employment Law, Family Law and Practice and Private Client (Estate Planning)
  • Professional facilities including mock courtroom and interview suites, enabling you to improve your vocational skills and make the transition from graduate to lawyer
  • A flexible course enabling you to meet other commitments; 2 days attendance per week full-time or 1 day per week part-time and flexibility over when you sit your assessments
  • Excellent pastoral care, careers advice and opportunities - increase your chances of gaining a training contract via our Professional Mentoring Scheme and our influential network of contacts within the legal profession
  • Learn from a high calibre, enthusiastic teaching team made up of experienced local practitioners
  • Volunteering opportunities as a student legal advisor in our Student Legal Advice Centre (SLAC)

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardLLMHow you will studyFull-time, Part-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 1170 per moduleInternational course feesGBP 14250 per total

Entry requirements

This course is for those wishing to become a solicitor. It is the second stage of your path towards qualification after your qualifying law degree. The course is based on work-related skills and introduces you to the vocational skills of legal practice. Whether you aspire to work in a city or commercial practice, a high-street or niche practice, or in-house, our LLM LPC provides an excellent foundation for your future career in law.

You will need:

  • A Qualifying Law degree (2.2 or above)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE with an undergraduate degree (2.2 or above)

Overseas students will also need:

  • A minimum IELTS 7.5 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in all components

Accredited Prior Learning (APL)

Applications from students who have successfully completed either a Bar Vocational Course (BVC) or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) within five years of enrolment to our LLM LPC may be considered for exemption from attendance and assessment in the following:

  • Stage One - Litigation; Advocacy; Drafting
  • Stage Two - Two Vocational Electives

It is important for such students to contact the Programme Leader as promptly as possible prior to their application to the Central Applications Board to allow their APL application to be considered.

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