Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Legal Practice Course

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) is the programme of vocational training required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) for those wishing to qualify as solicitors; it also leads to the University's Postgraduate Diploma in legal practice.

Entry requirements

You will need to have completed: a recent law degree, or a graduate diploma in law or appropriate professional qualifications, which the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) accepts as equivalent. You will also need to obtain a certificate of completion of academic training from the SRA.

Course modules

Core practice areas: Business law and practice; civil and criminal litigation; property law and practice. Course skills: Interviewing and advising; practical legal research; writing, drafting and advocacy. Additional areas: Solicitor's accounts; professional conduct and regulation; wills and administration of estates; taxation.

Assessment methods

The assessment and methods of assessment for all Legal Practice Courses are largely determined by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Legal Practice Course Full-time £ 10,300 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time £ 10,300 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time £ 5,150 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time £ 5,150 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Frenchay Campus Bristol BS16 1QY South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions and International Development
Telephone number: 
0117 32 83333