Manchester Metropolitan University

Degree level: Postgraduate

LLM in Legal Practice with LPC (Taught)

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Course summary

Our LLM in Legal Practice with LPC brings together the essential skills and knowledge to train as a solicitor, and masters-level legal research skills that can help you stand out in a competitive jobs market. Ready for work The LPC element is designed to prepare you for life as a solicitor. It's practical, interactive and delivered by experienced legal professionals who understand what it takes to succeed in the workplace. As you study, you'll learn to think and behave like a solicitor. The LPC elements of the course meet the academic requirements of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA). Specialist knowledge Meanwhile, the LLM advanced study element offers the chance for you to specialise in an area of the law that interests you, developing valuable legal research skills along the way. Our staff have varied specialisms and you could learn from some of the leading researchers in fields such as human rights, discrimination law and equality law. Features and Benefits

  • Funding available – if you're a UK or EU resident, you may be eligible for the Postgraduate Loan Scheme.
  • Research skills – develop valuable legal research skills and take the opportunity to gain detailed knowledge of a legal specialism of your choice.
  • Dynamic legal centre – Manchester has a thriving legal sector, with a wide range of national and international firms that specialise in diverse areas of legal practice.
  • Specialist facilities – access our dedicated study areas and legal libraries. We also have a mock courtroom in our modern, well-equipped Law School.
  • Globally recognised – the LLM is recognised around the world, while the LPC will allow you to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales and other common law jurisdiction countries.
  • Build experience – volunteer through our extensive network of pro bono partners to build up your experience while you’re training.

Course details


Entry requirements

You will have a qualifying law degree or GDL, or exemption granted by the Solicitors Regulations Authority (SRA). If you intend to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales you need to look at the SRA website www.sra.org.uk/home for the requirements to enter the profession. If you intend to practise in another jurisdiction you will need to find out the requirements to do so. There’s further information for international students on our international website if you’re applying with non-UK qualifications.


Fees and funding

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Additional fee information

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LLM in Legal Practice with LPC at Manchester Metropolitan University - UCAS