University of West London

University of West London

Legal Practice

The course provides practice-relevant study on aspects of substantive law or legal practice and enables you to develop the analytical and research skills necessary to write a detailed piece of research relevant to law practice. This programme comprises a taught module in research methodology, together with completion of a dissertation; research methodology is taught over 1 semester as a single module; the dissertation is designed to test both breadth and depth of knowledge in legal and related research.

Entry requirements

A Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, where sufficient study has been completed equivalent to 120 credit modules, within the last 5 years; Bar Professional Training Course (formerly the Bar Vocational Course), where sufficient study has been completed equivalent to 120 credit modules, within the last 5 years; practising solicitors who have undertaken the former Law Society's Solicitors' final examinations and have at least 6 months' recent practice experience within the last 2 years are considered; practising barristers who have undertaken the former Bar Final examinations and have at least 6 months' recent practice experience within the last 2 years are considered; foreign qualified lawyers admitted to practice in England or Wales who have at least 6 months' recent practice experience within the last 2 years are considered; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above, at a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components, TOEFL internet-based test 90 or above, Pearson PTE Academic 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methodology; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Part-time day September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Part-time day September 2016 GBP 3,700 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Part-time day September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Part-time day September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Part-time day September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ealing Campus Ealing W5 5RF South East

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University of West London
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