This LLM is a Masters degree that will enable you to make a significant and measurable contribution to the body of legal knowledge in your chosen subject.
• Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years)
•Teaching delivered in Redmonds Building
•Approved by Bar Council/Bar Standards Board (BSB) and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)
•Open to all LPC/BVC/BPTC qualified students and to members of the solicitors’ and barristers’ professions, regardless of the date of qualification
The programme is open to all LPC/BVC/BPTC qualified students and to members of the solicitors’ and barristers’ professions, regardless of the date of qualification.
In addition, the LLM in Legal Practice is a stand-alone qualification that will enhance your career prospects through the acquisition of vocationally relevant knowledge and skills, thereby leading to a more rounded appreciation and understanding of your chosen areas of expertise.
What you will study on this degree
Please see guidance below on core modules for further information on what you will study.
Legal research skills for practitioners
This module provides you with the necessary building blocks to produce a successful proposal and dissertation. You will explore possible topics for legal research and the different approaches which can be taken in researching the same topic
Once you have passed the legal research module, you will write a 12,000 word dissertation on your chosen legal topic
Further guidance on modules
The information listed in the section entitled ‘What you will study’ is an overview of the academic content of the programme that will take the form of either core or option modules. Modules are designated as core or option in accordance with professional body requirements and internal Academic Framework review, so may be subject to change. Students will be required to undertake modules that the University designates as core and will have a choice of designated option modules. Additionally, option modules may be offered subject to meeting minimum student numbers.
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The entry requirements are either:•a Diploma in Legal Practice from a recognised LPC provider, or•a Diploma in Legal Practice at the Bar from a recognised BPTC provider.If you possess either of these qualifications then, ordinarily, you will be credited with 105 M level credits towards the completion of the LLM in Legal Practice. These requirements may be waived where it can be shown that you have previous work experience that has made you suitable for this Masters programme.