Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

LLM Legal Practice Course

At Nottingham Law School (NLS) we are confident that our Legal Practice Course (LPC) will provide you with the best training currently available. Our careers expertise and experienced and supportive teaching staff will help you get your career as a solicitor off to a flying start. NLS has an excellent reputation within the legal profession. Our LPC has continuously received the highest possible grading from the SRA of commendable practice in every area of the course. **Why study the LLM LPC at Nottingham Law School?** - We have introduced a new elective - Advocacy - which will provide essential experience for anyone considering Higher Rights of Audience training. - We offer an award-winning pro bono programme, including a Legal Advice Centre for the local community. Gaining practical legal experience gives you a head start when applying for jobs or training contracts. - Our dedicated and experienced careers consultants provide guidance and support to help you secure a training contract or other legal employment. Applicants are invited to a careers event in June, before the LPC course starts, so that you can benefit from working with our successful careers team. The number of graduates obtaining a training contract or paralegal work is consistently high. - We provide practical experience: the Bridge to Practice module will ensure you hit the ground running at the start of your career. - All our staff are experienced lawyers - many still practice - and students benefit from their practical knowledge. - Every student has a personal tutor. We get to know our students and support and encourage you in both your studies and in your employment applications at the start of your legal career.

Entry requirements

Legal Practice Course: A qualifying law degree (2.2 or above); or a graduate diploma in law or a common professional examination with an undergraduate degree (normally 2:2 or above); or the Institute of Legal Executives / Chartered Institute of Legal Executives qualification. All applicants should provide evidence in their personal statement of their commitment to a career in law. Applicants should also ensure that their referee provides a full reference in support of their application. See the how to apply tab for full entry requirement details. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Course modules

IT training (including use of NOW - our virtual learning room) and library workshop; introduction to the skills; introduction to research; foundation tax; foundation in business accounts; introduction to the additional module; pro bono and careers talks.

Assessment methods

Assessments are designed to integrate with the course as a whole. We assess each stage of the LPC's content by assessments at the end of that stage. You will be assessed in each skill, designed to establish competence, on a competent / not competent basis. You will be assessed by examination in each of the three compulsory and elective subjects (your own prescribed materials being allowed in the exams).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2019 11,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2019 11,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2019 11,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2019 11,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2019 11,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Legal Practice Course Full-time September 2019 11,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2019 5,800 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2019 5,800 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2019 5,800 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2019 5,800 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2019 5,800 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
Legal Practice Course Part-time September 2019 5,800 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
NTU Admissions
Telephone number: 
01158484200