City, University of London
Bar Professional Training Course
The City BPTC consists of a 11 core subjects and two option subjects from a choice of 11. The course has been developed to deliver the relevant legal skills and knowledge that all newly-qualified barristers need, along with the detailed knowledge required for your chosen specialist areas/subjects. Three of the option subjects (FRU, Domestic Violence and Social Security) are Pro Bono based, which gives you the opportunity to get real life experience as part of your course.
A degree in law, normally of a minimum standard of a 2nd Class; or another subject and a further qualification in law, such as the Common Professional Examination or the Graduate Diploma in Law; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS with a minimum score of 7.5 in each section of the test or equivalent.
Alternative dispute resolution; case preparation and analysis; civil advocacy; civil litigation, civil evidence and remedies; conference skills; criminal advocacy; criminal litigation, sentencing and criminal evidence; drafting skills; legal research; opinion writing skills; professional ethics; plus optional subjects; advanced civil professional negligence; advanced criminal litigation; commercial law; company law; domestic violence; employment law; family law; fraud and financial crime; free representation unit work; landlord and tenant; social security.
These include examinations, oral skills assessments and multiple-choice tests.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Bar Professional Training Course||Full-time||£ 17,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|Bar Professional Training Course||Full-time||£ 17,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Bar Professional Training Course||Part-time evening||£ 8,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Bar Professional Training Course||Part-time evening||£ 8,750 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Northampton Square||Islington||EC1V 0HB||South East|
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