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Embark on your journey to becoming a solicitor with the Foundations in Law PG Cert at Liverpool John Moores University. Tailored for non-law graduates, this programme equips you with essential legal knowledge and skills in areas such as Contract Law, Crime, and Public & EU Law. Delivered by experienced academics and practitioners, you will delve into the Six Foundations of Legal Knowledge, preparing you for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination. The course offers both full-time and part-time study options, accommodating your schedule. Through a blend of transactional seminars and practical assessments, you will develop a deep understanding of the English Legal System and legal principles. The programme's assessment methods, including multiple choice questions and problem-solving tasks, mirror the SQE assessments. With a strong focus on employability, LJMU ensures you are ready for the workplace, boasting a 96% postgraduate employability rate. Join us if you hold a non-law UK undergraduate degree with an upper second class honours or above, and a minimum IELTS score of 6.5. Kickstart your legal career with LJMU's Foundations in Law PG Cert.

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Why study Foundations in Law at Liverpool John Moores University?

Provides legal knowledge with linked practical skills in the Six Foundations of Legal Knowledge: 

  • Contract Law 
  • Crime  
  • Equity & Trusts 
  • Land Law 
  • Public & EU Law 
  • Law of Tort 

About this course

Designed specifically for non-law graduates, this Foundations in Law PG Cert, will provide the legal knowledge and competencies that will allow a student to proceed onto the Solicitors Qualifying Examination preparatory courses.

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Entry Requirements

Undergraduate degree:
-Any non-law degree obtained in the UK
-Upper second class honours or above

-Minimum 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component)

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