Legal Practice at University of Worcester - UCAS

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Course summary

You will be guided through your studies by dedicated experts who are committed to your learning and will provide you with support throughout your studies. Designed to introduce you to the Solicitors Qualifying Examination 1 curriculum and to give you an opportunity to engage with the skills needed for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination 2. You will develop close working relationships with your lecturers in workshops, when role-playing court procedures in our realistic facilities or through working in our Legal Advice Centre. Wherever you study law, it can be a challenging and rewarding subject. At Worcester, the big difference is the personal level of support we give you throughout your time here. In fact, we build our teaching around it. Key features

  • Designed in light of the changes to qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales and the Solicitors Qualifying Examination 1, this course will introduce the curriculum of this examination and give you an opportunity to engage with skills needed
  • Attractive, professionally focused course
  • Flexible delivery including part-time study
  • Superb Court Room facilities
  • An experienced and dedicated teaching team
  • Excellent links with legal professionals, so you can learn about the law in context and gain excellent work experience opportunities
  • Legal Advice Centre where you can volunteer to work with practising solicitors, gathering details from real clients on real cases and learning from the advice they receive


You will study these mandatory modules during the course of your studies on the LLM in Legal Practice:

  • English and Welsh Legal System
  • Public Law and Human Rights
  • Criminal Law and Practice
  • Obligations and Dispute Resolution
  • Property Law and Practice
  • Business Law and Practice
  • Trusts, Wills and Estates
  • Applied Legal Assessment
  • Legal Research Methods
  • Dissertation

Assessment method

The course provides you with opportunities to test your understanding and to learn informally through the completion of practice or ‘formative’ assignments, which incorporate activities such as practice questions, reviews of brief plans, group work, mini presentations, mini drafting exercises and quizzes. The exact formative assessment used varies by module. Each module has one or more formal or ‘summative’ assessments which are graded and count towards the overall module grade. Assessment methods include a range of coursework assessments such as essays, reports, portfolios, drafting tasks, individual and group presentations, a dissertation, client interviewing, legal advice and multiple-choice tests.

Entry requirements

Typical requirement for entry onto the course would be a 2.2 Undergraduate Degree. International Students should have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

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Legal Practice at University of Worcester - UCAS