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Course summary

Prepare for a career in legal practice with this four year degree, which combines the content of the LLB in Law with a specialist final year that will prepare you for part one of the Solicitors Qualifying Exams (SQE1). The MLaw blends high quality teaching and vocational legal training, giving you advanced level skills essential for success in a rapidly changing profession. Reasons to study an MLaw Advanced Legal Practice degree at Kent

  • Study at a highly ranked law school – Kent is ranked in the top 20 in The Times Good University Guide for Law 2023
  • The MLaw currently provides access to qualifying work experience scheme exclusively available for MLaw students (run on a trial basis in 2023/4 - contact us for further information)
  • Develop transferable skills, such as critical thinking, problem solving and global awareness
  • Learn from legal professionals and develop professional contacts with leading law firms
  • Benefit from opportunities to gain professional experience in Kent Law Clinic
  • Obtain a Masters in Advanced Legal Practice in an integrated four year undergraduate degree
  • Prepare for part one of the Solicitors Qualifying Exams (SQE1)
  • Propose and research your own dissertation topic using original and evaluative analysis
  • Develop an advanced academic understanding of legal concepts
  • Access undergraduate funding for the duration of the degree (if applicable)
  • Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities including a dedicated replica courtroom
  • Take part in legal skills modules including Mooting, Mock Trials, Negotiation, and Mediation
What you’ll learn The course develops enhanced intellectual and transferrable skills, preparing you for the rapidly changing nature of legal practice. It provides a historical and contemporary examination of the legal profession, and critical engagement with themes such as technology; professionalism, identity, and ethics; mistakes, disputes, and procedural contingency; justice, democracy, and citizenship; and capitalism and finance in the context of legal practice.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £13500 Year 1
International £18000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes
Advanced Legal Practice at University of Kent - UCAS