Bar Professional Training Course
The programme starts with an induction to the core nature of the profession and programme and legal research. You then study a number of compulsory modules that cover the key skills and knowledge areas required for the profession.
Applicants require a qualifying law degree (minimum lower 2nd Class Honours) or qualifying non-law degree (minimum lower 2nd Class Honours) and a GDL or CPE. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.5 (or equivalent). You must also pass the Bar Course Aptitude Test (BCAT) and join an Inn of Court.
Modules include: Advocacy; conference skills; civil litigation and evidence; criminal litigation and evidence; drafting; opinion writing; professional ethics; resolution of disputes out of court. Optional modules: advanced criminal litigation; asylum, detention, deportation and extradition; commercial dispute resolution; company; employment; family; international trade; intellectual property; judicial review; intellectual property; personal injury and clinical negligence; professional discipline; property and chancery; public international criminal law.
Assessed is by written examinations and oral skills assessments.
BPP Law School offers a number of exclusive scholarships open to BPTC students.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Bar Professional Training Course||Full-time||-||1 years|
|Bar Professional Training Course||Part-time weekend||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Manchester||Manchester||M1 6FQ||North West|
|Leeds Whitehall Quay||Leeds||LS1 4HR||Yorkshire and the Humber|
|Holborn (London)||Camden||WC1R 4NY||South East|
03331 220 449