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Full time & Part time September PGDip, LLM 1 year full-time
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Embark on your journey to becoming a successful barrister with the Bar Training Course (BTC) - LLM at UWE Bristol. This comprehensive programme, approved by the Bar Standards Board, equips you with the essential competencies needed to excel in the legal profession. Over nine months, the full-time PG Diploma course covers seven compulsory modules, including Criminal Litigation, Civil Advocacy, and Professional Ethics. For those seeking a deeper understanding, the LLM option offers additional modules and a master's award upon completion. To qualify for this esteemed programme, you must hold a law degree or equivalent, achieve a minimum 2:2 classification, pass the Bar Course Aptitude Test, and be a member of an Inn of Court. What sets UWE Bristol apart is its dedicated team of experienced tutors, personalised academic support, and strong connections to the legal industry, providing invaluable career opportunities. Join us at UWE Bristol and pave the way for a rewarding career as a barrister or legal professional.

About the course

By undertaking and successfully completing the UWE Bristol Bar Training Course (BTC), you will develop, and be able to demonstrate, the competencies required to be called to the Bar, as set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB).

On the BTC course, you will build your legal knowledge and skills side by side, to embed your learning and maximise your chances of doing well on the course, and securing pupillage.

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Entry Requirements

As stipulated by the BSB, you will need:

To hold a law degree/conversion course, which meets the requirements for study of the foundations of legal knowledge subjects
A degree classification (minimum 2:2)
A pass in the Bar Course Aptitude Test
Membership of an Inn of Court
English language ability (see below).



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Where will I study?

Where is University of the West of England, Bristol

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Student Profile

James

‘During the course I undertook 2 mini pupillages and participated in the civil advocacy competition and reached the final, making submissions to a High Court judge, which was an amazing experience. These experiences benefitted me hugely, as they gave me a real-life flavour of life at the Bar.’

Scholarships

Our Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is available to UWE Bristol alumni and provides a tuition fee discount of 50% on full-time and part-time postgraduate courses.


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