Legal Practice (Full Award) (LLM)

Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

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The award
LLM

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
find out

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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All study options

About Legal Practice (Full Award) at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry

2017

Length

1 year full-time | 2 years part-time

Tuition Fees

Additional Costs

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 for books and printing. Total optional cost: £400

Location

Manchester Campus

Department

Manchester Law School

This course combines the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and further LL.M elements of study, giving you the opportunity to gain the professional qualification needed to practice as a solicitor, whilst achieving advanced Master's level legal research skills.  

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) element of this course follows the same path as our traditional LPC, and is designed to prepare you for life as a solicitor.

The LLM element of this course includes research methods study and an assessed research proposal leading to a supervised, assessed dissertation or research project of 15,000 words. You will be supervised by an experienced member of the teaching team. This provides you with the opportunity to gain specialist legal knowledge and advanced research skills, and to achieve a Master's qualification.

If you intend to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales you need to look at the SRA website www.sra.org.uk/home for the requirements to enter the profession. If you intend to practise in another jurisdiction you will need to find out the requirements to do so.

Placement options

Our dedicated careers adviser will provide assistance with cultivating links to the legal profession and other legally related employers. You will also receive support with careers from your tutors and you will have the opportunity to connect with practising staff.

Career options after the course

This course allows you gain the professional qualification required to practice as a solicitor, whilst allowing you to study at Master's level and gain specialist legal knowledge through supervised research study.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardLLMHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

You will have a qualifying law degree or GDL, or exemption granted by the Solicitors Regulations Authority (SRA). 

If you intend to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales you need to look at the SRA website www.sra.org.uk/home for the requirements to enter the profession. If you intend to practise in another jurisdiction you will need to find out the requirements to do so.

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

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