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How long you will study
Domestic course fees
GBP 4250 per year
How you will study
International course fees
GBP 4250 per year
Focus on an area of professional legal practice of your choice, while strengthening your knowledge and understanding of legal professional practice.
Who is it for?
This course is for students undertaking the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) who would like to convert their BPTC into an LLM.
This LLM satisfies all the requirements of a traditional LLM but has a primary focus on practice. In addition to the taught classes on the BPTC the LLM gives you the chance to focus on an area of professional legal practice of your choice, while strengthening your knowledge and understanding of legal professional practice. This can be linked to pupillage to underline a commitment to a particular area, or can be used more generally to strengthen your CV.
Why City's LLM in Professional Legal Skills?
Requirements and how to apply
If you are not from the European Economic Area / Switzerland and you are coming to study in the UK, you may need to apply for a visa or entry clearance to come to the UK to study.
The way that you apply may vary depending on the length of your course. There are different rules for:
If you require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, you cannot undertake any City courses on a part-time basis.
For more information see our main Visa page.
How to apply
You can only apply for the LLM in Professional Legal Skills if you are enrolled to undertake the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at The City Law School or if you registered to take the BPTC with us in the last five years.
Before you submit your application, please take time to develop your proposal. Each section of the form is marked, and you must pay sufficient attention to your title, coverage and methodology in particular. For more information about choosing and completing your dissertation proposal, please see Content and Structure.
Your dissertation proposal should be:
You are strongly advised to submit your application prior to the closing date. Your application may be rejected if it is not complete, or we cannot find a supervisor for the title that you have proposed.
Early submission gives you a chance to resubmit if your proposal is rejected. Please ensure you have fully completed the from and given the information required.
To be confirmed.
If you have any enquiries please contact:
Tel +44 (0)20 7040 3309.
Notes about fees for this course
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