Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Advanced Legal Practice

This course develops an understanding in a specialist area of law, and its application within practical contexts.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed the Law Society finals examination, legal practice programme, bar finals programme, bar vocational course, bar professional training course; have enrolled on Northumbria's full time bar professional training course (BPTC) or full time legal practice course (LPC); enrolled on Northumbria's part time BPTC, or part time LPC and have commenced their 2nd year. Where English is not the 1st language of instruction: IELTS 6.5 TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based).

Course modules

Legal research module, designed to enable students to update writing and research skills and gain experience and feedback on working at Master's level.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453