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Legal Practice Course (MA in Legal Practice)

University of Sheffield School of Law

Full time & Part time September MA, PgDip 1 year FT / 2 years PT

About the course

Course description

The Legal Practice Course trains you to masters standard, allowing you to develop an excellent knowledge and understanding of legal practice, whilst also providing you with the vocational qualification you need in order to practise as a solicitor.

Highly regarded by the profession and consistently recognised for the quality of its teaching, the course is part of a top-ranking Russell Group University within a vibrant city, and yet is small enough to remain personal. 

The MA Legal Practice is very much a hands-on course, using case studies and files based on those used in practice. We ask you to research and acquire knowledge, put that into context, identify issues and place the client at the centre of the problem. Upon completion of this vocational aspect of the

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Entry Requirements

A good second-class honours or above in a qualifying law degree, or equivalent undergraduate degree plus Sheffield’s MA Law or any law conversion course (Common Professional Examination or Graduate Diploma in Law).

We’ll also consider the appropriate level of ILEX qualification.

English language requirements:
Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.


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Student Profile(s)

Emmanuella Wallace

I am doing the LPC because it is a necessary and welcomed step in my journey to becoming a solicitor. I chose Sheffield because I believe it is the best place for the subject and can offer me the help I need to complete the course. I love the practical aspect of the course and it is different to the Law undergraduate degree in that way. I have gained many transferable skills on the LPC.

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