Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Legal Practice LLM (LPC BPTC Conversion)

LJMU's Legal Practice LLM is a hybrid taught and research Masters degree enabling you to make a significant contribution to legal knowledge in your chosen subject. - Study in the School of Law's multi-million Redmonds Building - Develop your academic skills including researching, writing and presenting - Access this course if you are LPC/BVC/BPTC qualified student or a member of the solicitors' and barristers' professions, regardless of the date of qualification The LLM is a stand-alone qualification that will enhance your career prospects through the acquisition of vocationally relevant knowledge and skills, thereby leading to a more rounded appreciation and understanding of your chosen areas of expertise.

Entry requirements

LLM: You will need: a diploma in Legal Practice from a recognised LPC provider or a diploma in Legal Practice at the Bar from a recognised BPTC provider or previous work experience that has made you suitable for this programme Additional information: IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme Image of student in library with book If you are an international student who has successfully completed an LPC /BVC/ BPTC programme in England and Wales you are welcome to join the programme If you have any specific queries, please contact

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Legal Research Skills for Practitioners (10 credits) Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. On this course the Legal Research Skills for Practitioners module is marked on a pass/fail grading and you will only proceed to the Dissertation stage once you have passed the proposal.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Part-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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