Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Legal Practice LLM (LPC BPTC Conversion)

This LLM is a hybrid taught and research masters degree that will enable you to make a significant and measurable contribution to the body of legal knowledge in your chosen subject. • Course available to study part time (1 year) enabling you to convert your existing qualification to a masters while in employment •Teaching delivered in the School of Law's Redmonds Building •Develop your academic skills including researching, writing and presenting •Open to all LPC/BVC/BPTC qualified students and to members of the solicitors' and barristers' professions, regardless of the date of qualification The programme is open to all LPC/BVC/BPTC qualified students and to members of the solicitors' and barristers' professions, regardless of the date of qualification. In addition, the LLM in Legal Practice 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.

Course modules

Legal research skills for practitioners This module provides you with the necessary building blocks to produce a successful proposal and dissertation. You will explore possible topics for legal research and the different approaches which can be taken in researching the same topic •Dissertation Once you have passed the legal research module, you will write a 12,000 word dissertation on your chosen legal topic

Assessment methods

Our academic team have designed your assessed work around the needs of the legal profession to ensure that you fulfil your potential at this important stage of your development. Your dissertation proposal and dissertation are assessed by academic staff in the School of Law against sets of assessment criteria which have been specifically devised for the purposes of assessment on this programme. 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. Detailed feedback will be provided on both drafts and final pieces of work.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 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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