Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Legal Practice Course (LPC)

The purpose of the LPC is to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to enable you to enter your training contract with confidence and to feel at home in the exciting, demanding and rewarding world of legal practice. We offer the latest version of the LPC, which enables you to study the course in one year full-time, or over two years part-time, but whichever option suits you best, you'll benefit from the supportive team environment that we work hard to cultivate.

Entry requirements

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) is part of the training for those wishing to be a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. You must have a qualifying law degree, 2:2 or above or a Graduate Diploma in Law or a Common Professional Examination. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above.

Course modules

Semester 1 Core units: Property Law & Practice; Business Law & Practice (including Business Accounts); Accounts & Regulation - Professional Conduct & Regulation and Solicitors Accounts; Legal Skills - Writing, Advocacy, Practical Legal Research, Interviewing & Advising, Drafting; Estate Management & Taxation - Wills & Administration of Estates, Taxation. Semester 2 Option units (choose up to three): Commercial Property; Commercial Law; Advanced Litigation; Employment Law; Family Law; Client in the Community; Private Client.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (EU) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (England) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (EU) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (England) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per Whole course (International) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2017 GBP 11,500 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01202 961916