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LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors)

BPP University

  • September, 2020 Start Date

  • 1 year Duration

  • Full Time Study Mode

  • £12290.00 Course Fee

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Course Description

Our LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) provides the essential training you need to become a solicitor.

Our training is trusted by the profession. Over 60 leading law firms exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study with us.*

Incorporating all elements of the LPC and taught at Master’s degree level, you will develop the advanced legal knowledge, commercial awareness and professional skills that employers demand. 96.5% of our full-time and part-time postgraduate law students have secured employment or further study.**

  • Flexible study to suit your commitments – learn full-time or part-time in our UK study centres
  • Learn from qualified lawyers who can help develop your legal career, with links to firms and in-house teams at every level
  • Explore the practice areas that align with your career goals, through our wide range of electives
  • Get ahead of the competition with our cutting-edge Legal Technology Innovation and Design optional module
  • Enhance your professional skills and commercial awareness through additional skills workshops during our Employability Week
  • Expert support with training contract applications, mock interviews and CV advice from our Careers Service
  • Gain practical legal work experience by advising real clients through our award-winning Pro Bono Centre
  • With our Career Guarantee, gain a training contract within six months of completing our LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) or enhance your legal CV with a further course, free of charge+

To apply, please select your preferred intake and study mode. 

Full-time applications are made through the Central Applications Board (CAB).

Part-time applications are made directly to BPP University.

Our LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) provides the essential training you need to become a solicitor. Our training is trusted by the profession. Over 60 leading law firms exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study with us.* Incorporating all elements of the LPC and taught at Master’s degree level, you will develop the advanced legal knowledge, commercial...

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Course Content

Course structure

The LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) incorporates all the elements of our LPC, along with a Practice Ready Module and additional research project.

  • Core practice areas - the emphasis is on practical application, using specifically designed client portfolios and simulated transactions.
  • Three elective modules - from areas as diverse as Corporate Finance, Commercial Law and Intellectual Property, Media and Entertainment Law or Immigration Law.
  • Law Review and Reform – develop an original research project and critically analyse a chosen area of the law that needs reform.
  • Practice Ready Module (Negotiation and Case Analysis) – gain a practical understanding of the nature of negotiation and different negotiation styles and strategies.

Legal Technology Innovation and Design*

An area at the forefront of new skills sought by recruiters, this optional online module will focus on building the innovation skills that future solicitors will be expected to demonstrate.

  • Understand legal technology (e.g. AI, Blockchain, Big Data, and Automation)
  • Develop project management skills and techniques
  • Learn skills to design technology that responds to problems 
  • Engage in design thinking and process mapping vital in the legal workplace
  • Advocacy

     5  - - Compulsory

  • Business Law and Practice (including taxation)

     30  - - Compulsory

  • Drafting

     5  - - Compulsory

  • Interviewing and Advising

     5  - - Compulsory

  • Law Review and Reform

     15  - - Compulsory

  • Litigation (Civil and Criminal)

     30  - - Compulsory

  • Practical Legal Research and Writing

     5  - - Compulsory

  • Professional Conduct and Regulation (PCR) (including Solicitors' Accounts (SA))

     5  - - Compulsory

  • Property Law and Practice

     15  - - Compulsory

  • Wills and Administration of Estates

     5  - - Compulsory

  • Commercial Law & Intellectual Property

     15  -- - Optional

  • Immigration Law

     15  -- - Optional

  • Medical Negligence and Personal Injury

     15  -- - Optional

  • Advanced Commercial Litigation

     15  -- - Optional

  • Advanced Commercial Property

     15  -- - Optional

  • Advanced Criminal Litigation

     15  -- - Optional

  • Corporate Finance

     15  -- - Optional

  • Debt Finance

     15  -- - Optional

  • Employment Law

     15  -- - Optional

  • Equity Finance

     15  -- - Optional

  • Family Law

     15  -- - Optional

  • Insurance Law and Practice

     15  -- - Optional

  • International Trade and Transactions

     15  -- - Optional

  • Media and Entertainment Law

     15  -- - Optional

  • Private Acquisitions

     15  -- - Optional

  • Private Client (Wills, Probate and Estate Planning)

     15  -- - Optional

  • Negotiation and Case Analysis

     15  . - Compulsory

Course structure The LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) incorporates all the elements of our LPC, along with a Practice Ready Module and additional research project. Core practice areas - the emphasis is on practical application, using specifically designed client portfolios and simulated transactions. Three...

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Available Dates

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Birmingham

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£13130.00

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Birmingham

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£13130.00

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Birmingham

Part Time, 24 months

February, 2020

£13130.00

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BPP University in Bristol

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£13130.00

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BPP University in Bristol

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£13130.00

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BPP University in Bristol

Part Time, 24 months

February, 2020

£13130.00

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BPP University in Cambridge

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£13130.00

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BPP University in Cambridge

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£13130.00

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BPP University in Cambridge

Part Time, 24 months

February, 2020

£13130.00

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London Holborn

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£16690.00

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London Holborn

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£16690.00

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London Holborn

Part Time, 24 months

February, 2020

£16690.00

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BPP University in Manchester

Full Time, 1 year

September, 2020

£12290.00

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BPP University in Manchester

Part Time, 2 years

September, 2020

£12290.00

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BPP University in Manchester

Full Time, 12 months

January, 2020

£12290.00

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BPP University in Manchester

Part Time, 24 months

February, 2020

£12290.00

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Entry Requirements

Educational background

The entry requirements to study the LLM (Law Conversion) at BPP University Law School are:

  • Qualifying law degree minimum 2.2 or above
  • Non-law degree minimum 2.2 or above and a GDL, CPE, or similar qualification such as ILEX/FILEX

English language requirements

If English is not your first language and you do not hold an honours degree that was delivered in English, you will be required to provide certified proof of ability in written and spoken English to, at least, IELTS 6.5 (overall) or equivalent.

Educational background The entry requirements to study the LLM (Law Conversion) at BPP University Law School are: Qualifying law degree minimum 2.2 or above Non-law degree minimum 2.2 or above and a GDL, CPE, or similar qualification such as ILEX/FILEX English language requirements If English is not your first language and...

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Additional Information

Please note that all elective modules run subject to demand, therefore all such modules may not run on your chosen mode of study. * This optional module is non-credit bearing and not examined. It can be studied in addition to any of the modules on the LPC and LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors).

Please note that all elective modules run subject to demand, therefore all such modules may not run on your chosen mode of study. * This optional module is non-credit bearing and not examined. It can be studied in addition to any of the modules on the LPC and LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors).

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