Full time & Part time September LLM Full-time 1 year; Part-time 2 years
Law (22)

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Are you looking to transition into a career in law? Our Law Conversion LLM programme is designed to help graduates from non-law backgrounds make that leap. Recognised by both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board, this course equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as a barrister or solicitor. Taught by experienced lecturers, the programme focuses on practical learning through activities like mooting, client interviewing, and pro bono work. With small class sizes and a supportive learning environment, you'll gain a strong foundation in legal research, problem-solving, critical analysis, and communication. Join us and embark on an exciting journey towards a rewarding legal career.

About the course

Our postgraduate qualifying law courses expand the knowledge of those working in the justice, social and consumer sectors, as well as supporting a move to a career as a barrister or solicitor.

Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and the Bar Standards Board, this LLM enables graduates in non-law related studies to convert to a career in law.

Experienced lecturers at Brighton Law School will support you through this practice-led, skills-based course, integrating guest talks from local practitioners and judges.

Extracurricular activities, such as mooting, client interviewing and pro bono work, allow you to develop practical skills in legal research, problem-solving, critical analysis and communication.

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Entry Requirements

Students applying for this course must fall into one of the following two categories:

1) You must have obtained a good honours degree awarded by a recognised UK or Republic of Ireland institution (at least 2:2 standard if you want to qualify as a barrister).

2) Applicants with non-standard UK degrees or qualifications obtained overseas may need to obtain a Certificate of Academic Standing. Prospective barristers should obtain the certificate from the Bar Standards Board.

English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each element.

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