University of Wolverhampton
Common Professional Examination
For those looking for a change career direction, this course provides the same opportunities open to those who have graduated with a qualifying LLB degree: exemption from the academic stage of training and to enables students to proceed to undertaking the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) exams.
A minimum qualification of 2.2 Honours Degree from the UK is essential. Applicants with degrees that are non-standard or an overseas qualification, must obtain a Certificate of Academic Standing, from the SRA. There is normally no restriction on the subject matter of the applicant's degree. Non standard entrants, for example if the applicant's degree is from outside of the UK, need to contact the Solicitors Regulation Authority for further details.
The induction which is studied over 2 weeks provides a background of the English Legal System, including topics on: court structure; common law and equity; the anatomy of a statute; the anatomy of a case; civil and criminal procedure. The LLM (CPE) course consists of 7 compulsory foundation modules: constitutional and administrative law; criminal law; equity and trusts; European union law; land law; law of contract; law of tort.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 11,960 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|City Campus||Wolverhampton||WV1 1SB||West Midlands|
Course Enquiry Unit
0800 953 3222