School of Law

Oxford Brookes University

Legal Practice (parts 1 and 2)

The course enables LPC graduates, lawyers qualified in common law jurisdictions and others to gain a higher degree by using a programme structure that fits in with their career.

Entry requirements

A 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree in law or its equivalent, or alternatively a distinction or merit in the Graduate Diploma in Law; students are eligible to join part 2 if they have an LPC equivalent to 120 M-level credits or 1 of the following professional legal qualifications and can show appropriate experience in legal practice: Bar Professional Training Course, Bar Vocational Course,

Law Society finals, Certificate of Eligibility for Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT) issued by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), together with successful completion of the QLTT or its successor qualification.

Course modules

The programme has 3 component parts: part 1 consists of the completion of a recognised legal professional course, either the LPC or BPTC or equivalent which is an entry pathway into a common law jurisdiction; part 2 consists of a course in advanced legal research methods; part 3 consists of researching and writing a dissertation of up to 12,000 words on the agreed area of legal practice set out in the research project.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Part-time £ 2,700 per Academic year (home fees) 15 months
LLM Part-time £ 2,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 15 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Headington Campus Oxford OX3 0BP South East

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Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01865 484931