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Legal Practice Course

The University of Law London, United Kingdom

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Next enrollment cycle

January 2023

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Total Course Fee

USD 24,325

Course Accredited By

PC

  • 28 Weeks
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 4% scholarship
The LPC is the final vocational stage of training to become a qualified solicitor. You study the LPC after successful completion of a qualifying law degree, or other recognised qualifications.

With our LPC you have the choice to study full-time, part-time or accelerated to best suit your personal needs. All routes are designed to offer you the best possible preparation to practise law. We focus on 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.
Our LPC offers you the best possible preparation to practise law. As one of the longest providers of the LPC in the UK, we have finely tuned the course to meet the expectations of those in the legal profession. Our aim is to prepare you fully for life as a trainee solicitor.
With a clear focus on your future employability, we’ve designed our LPC to help you improve your career prospects by learning the essential professional skills that legal employers are looking for. You’ll study in small group workshops, taught by qualified lawyers who have extensive practice experience, and through online learning resources that allow you to access your study materials anytime from anywhere.
Our career-focused course helps you to develop commercial awareness, critical thinking and the professional skills that legal employers are looking for. This is why we have a 95% employment rate for full-time LPC students*. And with a wide range of elective modules to choose from, you can truly tailor your course to your specialist areas of interest.
When you study the LPC with us you will receive:

  • A career-focused approach to learning, developing commercial awareness, critical thinking and the professional skills that legal employers are looking for
  • An MSc in Law, Business and Management or LLM in Professional Legal Practice at no extra cost and you could be eligible for a postgraduate student loan
  • Tailored course options to suit your specialist areas of interest through a wide choice of elective subjects
  • Flexible study – choose to study at one of our locations nationwide with the choice of full-time, part-time, day, evening and weekend courses, as well as online course options
  • Access to award-winning careers support to help you with your training contract applications with over 3,000 pro bono opportunities as soon as you accept your place
  • There are two stages to studying the LPC. The first involves completing four compulsory modules; the second allows you to make a selection of focused modules, depending on your interest areas and which version of the course you’re studying.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2023
  • July 2023
  • September 2023

UK 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).
  • Students must possess either a Qualifying Law Degree, usually at 2:2 or above, or a Common Professional Examination (CPE)/Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or similar qualification, such as CILEX.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Course structure - Stage 1

  • All LPC courses
  • Introduction to Professional Practice (Professional conduct within this module carries 15 credits) 
  • Business Law and Practice Knowledge and Skills (30 credits)
  • Dispute Resolution Knowledge and Skills, including Criminal Litigation (30 credits)
  • Real Estate Knowledge and Skills (30 credits)
  • Course Structure - Stage 2
  • LPC

Choose three*:

  • Advanced Criminal
  • Advanced Real Estate
  • Banking and Debt Finance
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Law
  • Competition Law
  • Employment Law
    *Availability subject to demand, timetabling and location
  • Family Law
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
  • Private Client
  • Public Companies
  • Accelerated LPC

January start

Choose three:

  • Advanced Criminal Law and Practice
  • Advanced Real Estate Law and Practice
  • Banking and Debt Finance Law and Practice
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution Law and Practice
  • Commercial Law and Practice
  • Competition Law and Practice
  • Employment Law and Practice
  • Family Law and Practice
  • Immigration Law and Practice
  • Insurance Law and Practice
  • Intellectual Property Law and Practice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Practice
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Law and Practice
  • Private Client Law and Practice
  • Public Companies Law and Practice


July start

Choose three:

  • Advanced Real Estate Law and Practice
  • Banking and Debt Finance Law and Practice
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution Law and Practice
  • Commercial Law and Practice
  • Employment Law and Practice
  • Intellectual Property Law and Practice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Practice
  • Public Companies Law and Practice
  • LPC (accelerated)
  • London Bloomsbury (Jan 2022 only) and London Moorgate - £17,500
  • LPC and LPC LLM or LPC MSc (Full-time and Part-time)
  • Chester, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Nottingham, Sheffield - £12,900
  • Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, Guildford, Reading, Norwich - £13,800
  • London (Bloomsbury and Moorgate) - £17,500
  •  Total fees (including £15 SRA registration fee*)

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