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Manchester Metropolitan University


This programme has an emphasis on simulating real life legal situations, the course is both practical and interactive, using workshops and effective teaching methods supported by online materials, to help students develop the practical and theoretical skills required for legal practice. Students learn how to think and behave like a legal professional from the outset. Applicants work through case studies designed to reflect realistic legal scenarios, serving as the perfect way to learn skills such as interviewing clients, writing letters of advice, preparing legal documents and making court appearances.

Entry requirements

A qualifying law degree or GDL qualification. Applicants should normally have a UK Honours degree, or international equivalent. Relevant legal experience is accepted. The University also welcomes applications from mature students with a background in legal practice.

Course modules

Compulsory core units: advocacy; business law and practice; civil and criminal litigation; drafting; interviewing and advising; practical legal research; professional conduct and regulation; property law and practice; revenue law; solicitors' accounts; wills and administration of estates; writing. Elective units: advanced criminal litigation; commercial law; commercial litigation; commercial property law; corporate law; employment law; family law and practice; immigration law; media entertainment law; personal injury litigation; wills, probate and estate planning.

Assessment methods

Open book examinations. There are separate oral and written assessments per skill.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Legal Practice Course Full-time £ 9,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
Legal Practice Course Part-time £ 7,700 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Business School Manchester M1 3GH North West

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