LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2)

The University of Law London, United Kingdom
LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2)
Next enrollment cycle May 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 3,452,864
Course Accredited By PC
44 Weeks On Campus Postgraduate Degree Up to 7% scholarship

Our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) course is designed for graduates who want to qualify as a solicitor using the new SQE route to practice and also gain a Master’s award.

We focus on the skills that employers are seeking so that you can enhance your academic knowledge while preparing for the realities of life in legal practice. This course will ensure you’re fully prepared for your career as a solicitor, as well as success in the SQE exams.
Our LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) course will offer you the best possible preparation to practise law. This course incorporates preparation for both SQE1 and SQE2, as well as additional content considered highly desirable by law firms, including key practice areas (KPAs) and enhanced skills. This programme will ensure you’re fully prepared for your career as a solicitor, as well as success in the SQE exams.
It is professionally-focused, and will equip you with the key legal knowledge and skills required to pass SQE and will prepare you for practice before your qualifying work experience (QWE).

Why choose this course?

  • Develop the knowledge and skills required for a career as a solicitor by studying a suite of modules in KPAs, along with modules in skills and practice area essentials.
  • With one of the largest legal careers services in the UK, ULaw gives you the support and the Qualifying Work Experience (QWE) opportunities you need to make the best start in your legal career.
  • Experience of working in practice. You’ll join ULaw LLP, our virtual law firm. ULaw LLP replicates the working environment of a law firm and students perform real world tasks on simulated cases, deals and transactions, as if they were in the office.
  • Confidence for the assessments, we will prepare you for all the SQE assessments, giving you the best preparation for success.

Brand new resources, developed specifically for SQE by our expert tutors. You’ll be provided with all course materials, including:

  • an extensive bank of practice exam questions
  • ULawSQE – our intelligent revision app provides practice tests and feedback
  • brand new online study manuals.
  • In depth guidance and support from our experienced tutors, who will monitor your progress and give feedback using predictive analytics, so you’ll know where to focus.
  • Taught by qualified lawyers, with practical workshops to develop your legal skills, so you’ll know what to expect in a real-life work environment.
  • Enjoy flexible study – choose to study full-time or part-time at one of our locations nationwide, or online.
    Our years of experience in training more practising lawyers in the UK than any other law school has helped our students go on to succeed in law, business, politics and more. We believe in training students for the real world from the moment they accept a place with us.

Enrollment Cycles

  • May 2024
  • August 2024
  • October 2024
  • January 2025

Entry Requirements

UK Entry Requirements

  • Students are required to possess an undergraduate degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications.
  • In addition students require knowledge of the seven foundation subjects of English Legal System, Constitutional and Administrative Law including retained EU Law, Contract, Tort, Land Law, Equity and Trusts and Crime, which they can evidence through the successful completion of these modules on an LLB or equivalent; or a law conversion course or equivalent.
  • English language requirements for applicants whose first language is not English
  • An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. Please see 'Alternative English language qualifications' section below for alternatives to IELTS.

Required pre-course study
Students will be recommended to take a pre-study online diagnostic test to check their understanding of the key foundation law subjects.
We use diagnostic testing to assess each student’s knowledge in black letter law for SQE1.

This course is divided into three parts:

SQE1 preparation (60 credits)

  • Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK)1 (Business, Legal Services, Dispute Resolution) (30 credits)
  • Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK)2 (Property Law and Practice, Wills, Solicitors’ Accounts, Criminal Practice) (30 credits)

SQE2 preparation (30 credits)

  • Client Interviewing
  • Advocacy/Persuasive Oral Communication
  • Case and Matter Analysis
  • Legal Research
  • Legal Writing
  • Legal Drafting

Key Practice Areas (90 credits)

  • 3 Key Practice Areas (KPAs) (20 credits each) plus 3 Additional Modules (10 credits each)
  • 4 Key Practice Areas (KPAs) (20 credits each) plus 1 Additional Module (10 credits each)
    KPAs include:
  • Mergers and Acquisitions (20 credits)
  • Debt Finance (20 credits)
  • Advanced Dispute Resolution (20 credits)
  • Advanced Real Estate (20 credits)
  • Commercial and International Trade (20 credits)
  • Competition (20 credits)
  • Employment (20 credits)
  • Insurance (20 credits)
  • Intellectual Property and Data (20 credits)
  • Advanced Criminal Practice (20 credits)
  • Family (20 credits)
  • Immigration (20 credits)
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence (20 credits)
  • Private Wealth (20 credits)
  • Availability of the Key Practice Areas are subject to demand.

Additional Modules include:

  • Innovation, Technology and Legal Project Management (10 credits)Professional
  • Professional Behaviours and Personal Effectiveness (10 credits)
  • Law Firms and their Clients (10 credits)
  • Commercial Law (10 credits)
  • Competition Law (10 credits)
  • Corporate Crime (10 credits)
  • Employment Law (10 credits)
  • Regulation of Finance and Funds (10 credits)
  • Intellectual Property (10 credits)
  • International Trade (10 credits)
  • You will also study the skills that employers are most interested in so that you can enhance your academic knowledge while preparing for the realities of life in legal practice. These include commercial awareness, legal tech, resilience and wellbeing (10 credits).

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