The course covers 7 briefs (3 civil and 4 criminal), which progress from commencement towards trial throughout the first 2 terms; through handling these briefs, and responding to instructions to counsel, students acquire and apply knowledge as well as develop and practice skills during their BPTC studies.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (minimum 2.2) plus membership of the Inn of Court; IELTS: 7.5; attendance at a selection day.

Course modules

Modules include: Criminal litigation and sentencing; civil litigation and remedies; evidence; advocacy; resolution of disputes out of court; drafting; opinion writing; conference skills; professional ethics; legal research. Optional modules: family practice; advanced criminal practice; advanced civil practice (judicial review); employment; landlord and tenant; commercial practice; immigration.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Bar Professional Training Course Full-time £ 15,800 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kaplan Law School Southwark SE1 9DE South East

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