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LLM Legal Practice (Top-up) - LLM

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Holloway

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Why study this course?

Taught by legal experts, the LLM Legal Practice course is an opportunity for Legal Practice Course (LPC) graduates to extend their research further in an area of interest in legal practice. Along with the research module and dissertation you’ll undertake, there are opportunities for vocational work activities to give you further experience.

More about this course

The LLM Legal Practice is a top-up course for those who have completed an LPC. It’s aim is to help you apply academic understanding and research techniques to the analysis of law, policy and practice within your chosen area.

You’ll also learn how to produce analytical, creative and original research that demonstrates the relationships between substantive law, policy, socio-economic context and legal practice.

This top-up qualification is designed to enhance your career prospects, demonstrate your research capabilities and knowledge of a particular legal area, whatever branch of law you intend to follow.

In addition to improving your academic skills and knowledge, we also aim to find you appropriately linked vocational activity during your degree. There is a full-time placement and employability officer specially dedicated to helping all of our law students at London Met.

Assessment

You will be assessed through coursework and a dissertation.

Where this course can take you

Passing the LLM Legal Practice will enhance your LPC qualification, enabling you to enter into work-based learning role within a firm of solicitors or an in-house legal department. It will also help you if you wish to enter practice as a paralegal, in local or health authorities, in local or central government and in commerce, either in company secretarial/governance/regulatory areas or if you aspire to being on a board of directors.

There are many regulatory roles open to you other than just in the commercial and financial services. For example, you could work in the environmental field or use your knowledge of housing and employment law to enter local government or the voluntary sectors.

Organisations our legal graduates have gone on to work for include the BBC, John Lewis PLC, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Citizens Advice Bureau, numerous local councils and many different solicitors firms.

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University information

London Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    118th

  • Campus address

    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

You'll study in the heart of the UK's capital city, home to some of the world's biggest companies and where history and culture are found around every corner.
London Met has a hugely diverse community, with students from more than 140 different nationalities.
Its dedicated international team organises induction events and can advise on immigration issues including visas, work opportunities, family and dependants.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 103 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    92 42%

    102nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    29th

    39

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