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Legal Practice Course (LLM)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Cardiff University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    01-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Acquire the skills, knowledge and attitude to prepare you for the start of a legal training contract.

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) offers intensive, postgraduate-level studies to those who wish to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales under the current system. To become fully qualified after completion of the LPC, you will need to undertake a two-year training contract, which is a period of recognised work-based training.

The LPC will ensure that you acquire the skills, knowledge and attitudes to prepare you for the start of the training contract, equip you to deal with the demands that are likely to be made of you in practice and lay the foundation for your future practice as a solicitor by encouraging habits of competence, confidence and professionalism.

This course is an intensive, highly interactive, skills-based course. Assessment is by examination, coursework and live skills assessment.

In addition, the LLM Legal Practice Course will also prepare you for a research module submission and allow you to reflect on the challenges facing the legal profession in today’s world.

Application deadline

30 April 2021

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University is a global institution, with over 7,900 international students from more than 130 countries.
The university welcomes applications from international students and offer specialist facilities and dedicated support to help with a student’s studies.
Cardiff came second in the 2020 Natwest Student Living Index for monthly rental costs in UK university cities, and twelfth in terms of overall living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    155 70%

    27th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    47th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    58th

    30

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