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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Sir Tom Cowie Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

This course will prepare you for qualification as a solicitor in England and Wales. Our part-time offer means you can combine study with work and complete the course before or alongside your training contract. You will study all the modules you need to complete your Legal Practice Course (LPC) for the purposes of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

You will mostly be assessed through exams. Examinations are practical and ‘open book’ with the use of computers to mirror real-life legal practice. This ensures assessments are realistic, relevant and help you in preparation for your training contract.

Career ready

This course teaches you the knowledge and skills needed to become a Trainee Solicitor. You will practice the key skills required for legal practice and receive formative feedback on your progress. This, coupled with your live client experience in Sunderland Student Law Clinic, ensures that you will make an impact at interview.

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University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    108th

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 103 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    109 50%

    73rd

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    6th

    85

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