The School of Law produces internationally recognised research, and is dedicated to educating highly effective trainee solicitors. Join an established professional legal network and continue your professional development with the experts.
•Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years) •Validated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) •Long established employer network offers extensive networking and work-placement opportunities, including Solicitor Mentor Scheme •Course emphasises the development of essential lawyers’ skills •High levels of student support •Pre-requisite to qualification as a solicitor allowing you to pursue a training contract with the legal profession
The Legal Practice Certificate programme produces highly skilled, commercially aware and effective Trainee Solicitors, who are prepared for the rigours and demands of a Training Contract.
We are fully committed to the provision of professional legal education and believe that our experience in this area allows us to understand the particular demands this course places on you. We also believe that we have effective systems in place to provide good support mechanisms. Considerable emphasis is placed on practice and you will acquire a range of essential lawyers’ skills by carrying out realistic transaction-based tasks. Part of the programme will also involve taking part in role-plays, simulations, case studies and electronically recorded exercises and assessments.
The course does not follow the standard University calendar and runs from the beginning of September until June with only two weeks holiday at Christmas and two weeks at Easter/Spring Holiday.
The part-time course is offered in day release or evening modes. You will attend all day Tuesday in year 1 and all day Wednesday in year 2, or Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in both years.
New International Scholarships
No. of awards TBC
Am I eligible?Scholarships are available to outstanding international students applying for an undergraduate course, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. International students studying on a distance learning course are not eligible to apply for international scholarships. Scholarships are available to outstanding international students applying for an undergraduate course, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. International students studying on a distance learning course are not eligible to apply for international scholarships. LJMU scholarship information will soon be available online.
Value of Scholarship(s)
These prestigious scholarships take the form of tuition fee waivers and are available for outstanding international students applying for undergraduate courses, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees.If you are an alumnus of LJMU you are entitled to a 20% fee reduction on our postgraduate programmes.
LJMU scholarship information will soon be available online.
Academic merit normally evidenced by the possession, actual or predicted of a qualifying law degree or the Common Professional Examination/Graduate Diploma in Law.Normally a minimum second class honours or an average of at least 50% actual or predicted in the Common Professional Examination/Graduate Diploma in Law.
Recipient: Liverpool John Moores University
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