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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Northampton Square

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Key information

Gain excellent preparation for professional legal practice through our Postgraduate Diploma. You will experience working life as a trainee solicitor by processing client files and performing tasks relating to case studies, giving you a strong foundation for a career in law.

Course overview

Benefits of this course

You will learn by working on a series of client files similar to cases handled by a solicitor’s office. Our expert staff guide you through different tasks that need to be undertaken to advance a case.

We give you skills in drafting legal documents, preparing letters of advice, interviewing clients and delivering submissions in court.

You will be taught at master's level while focusing primarily on practice.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable if you want to become a solicitor in any area of law. It can form part of your training to be eligible for admission to the Roll of Solicitors of England and Wales.

You will have completed a qualifying law degree or a non-law degree, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Law.


We will prepare you for working life as a trainee solicitor.

Although you may not have a training contract when you start the course, we can help you to find one during it. You can access our Training Contract Advisory Service (TCAS) as soon as you accept your place on the course.

Our range of support has helped graduates into City and high-street firms in London and far beyond.

Our graduates have progressed to work for organisations across many sectors.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,350per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

City, University of London

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  • Campus address

    City, University of London, Northampton Square, City of London, EC1V 0HB, England

Nearly all degrees offer the opportunity of a work placement, a clinical placement or time studying abroad. Many offer professional accreditation.
A diverse and welcoming community with buddy schemes, active student societies, Students' Union, student counselling and an award-winning student centre.
Partnerships with more than 100 leading institutions across the globe bring exciting opportunities to study abroad and get international work experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 104 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    136 61%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.57 71%



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