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Also known as the Common Professional Exam, this is a one-year conversion course for non-law graduates or those who have a law degree from another country. You can fast-track your way to the next stage of legal training to become either a barrister or solicitor in England or Wales.
You’ll attend seminars and be assessed by examination.
Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses
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Minimum 2:1 honours degree or international equivalent, in any subject, but we’ll consider each application on its own merits.
English language requirements:
Overall IELTS score of 7.5 with a minimum of 7.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Please use this lookup tool to find the fees for this course: Please see the university website for further information on fees for this course.
University of Sheffield has grown in reputation and size to become one of the UK’s leading universities with a global reputation for teaching and research. As part of the UK Russell Group, the University is a premier-league, research-led institution with over 27,000 students including more than 7,000 international students from 143 countries and over 7,000 members of staff.Read more
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