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Course summary

Convert to study Law and prepare for you career in the legal profession Law exists to regulate pretty much everything we do, which is why it remains such a relevant and fascinating subject to study. Our Master of Laws (LLM) degree will enable students who have achieved a degree in a subject other than Law to study the Foundations of Legal Knowledge. This will enable you to meet the academic stage to qualify as a Barrister and provide legal understanding for the first Solicitors’ Qualifying Examination (SQE), for those who want to progress to a career in the legal profession. Choose your route You can choose to study our LLM Law Conversion course with or without the preparation for the SQE exam. You will need to indicate when applying which route you would like to take as it will affect the cost of your course.


Study the foundations of legal knowledge Taught in small groups you will develop your research, academic writing, critical thinking, and employability skills. You will also complete a dissertation on an area of your choice, supported by our expert academics. Moreover, at the end of your Master’s degree you will have the option to complete a specialist preparation course for the first Solicitors’ Qualifying Examination. Indicative topics include: Criminal law Contract law Tort law EU law Public law Land law Equity law Legal research methods Dissertation

Entry requirements

Typical Offer (individual offers may vary) Honours degree 2.2 or above. This qualification can be in any subject.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £12023 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £12023 Year 1
EU £15250 Year 1
England £12023 Year 1
Northern Ireland £12023 Year 1
Scotland £12023 Year 1
Wales £12023 Year 1
International £15250 Year 1

Additional fee information

UK fee £9,713 (LLM only) UK fee £12,023 (LLM with SQE Preparation route) International fee £15,250 If you want to sit the SQE exam, then this can be booked and paid for at a Pearson’s assessment centre externally. The cost of this is approx. £1650 University of Chichester alumni receive a 15% discount on postgraduate courses.
Law Conversion with SQE Preparation at University of Chichester - UCAS