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BPP University

Legal Practice Course

BPP Birmingham
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Rank: 200 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: BPP Birmingham

Website: http://www.bpp.com

Study mode full-time

Degree: PG Diploma

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £13130


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200

The Complete University Guide
131

UKEAS Ranking

Description

The Legal Practice Course, also known as the LPC, is a postgraduate course that is normally studied after an undergraduate degree or law conversion course.If you are looking to become a solicitor, our LPC offers the practical knowledge and commercial awareness to succeed in practice. We focus on the skills and the knowledge you need to secure a training contract.Your learning is built around simulated client portfolios to build the legal skills that employers and recruiters are looking for. Learn from qualified lawyers who can help to shape your career, with links to law firms and in-house teams at every level.

  • Our approach is trusted by the UK's biggest legal firms
  • 60 leading law firms exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study with us
  • These include four out of five Magic Circle firms and the City Consortium — a group of highly prestigious law firms+
So when the profession trusts us, you can too.Why study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) with BPP?
  • Explore the practice areas that match your career goals, through our wide range of electives and cutting-edge Legal Technology module
  • Gain practical legal work experience by advising real clients through our award-winning Pro Bono Centre
  • Top up your LPC to a full Master's degree at no extra cost by completing two additional business modules or one practitioner-focused project++
  • Get expert support with training contract applications, mock interviews and CV advice from our award-winning Careers Service
  • Unique coaching, mentoring and placement opportunities through our partnership with Aspiring Solicitors, with employers including Reed Smith, American Express and Network Rail+++
  • With our Career Guarantee, gain a training contract within six months of completing our LPC or enhance your legal CV with a further course, free of charge++++
+As at September 2019.++ T&Cs apply.+++Subject to meeting the eligibility criteria for Aspiring Solicitors services.++++T&Cs apply.

Requirements

Entry requirements

The entry requirements to study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP University Law School are as follows: - Qualifying law degree minimum 2.2 or above - Non-law degree minimum 2.2 or above and a GDL, CPE, or similar qualification such as CILEx - If you wish to study our fast-track LPC, you will be required to hold a 2.1 at degree level English language requirements: If English is not your first language and you do not hold an honours degree that was delivered in English, you will be required to provide certified proof of ability in written and spoken English to at least IELTS 6.5 (overall) or equivalent. Exemptions: BPTC graduates applying for the LPC may be eligible for exemptions and discounted fees when applying with Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). For more information, speak to our admissions team.

Professional bodies

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

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