Bournemouth University

Legal Practice Course

Talbot Campus
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Rank: 86 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Talbot Campus


Study mode full-time

Degree: PG Diploma

Start Date: 2021/09/20

Duration: 12 months

Intl fees: £12000

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The purpose of the LPC is to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to enable you to enter your training contract with confidence and to feel at home in the exciting, demanding and rewarding world of legal practice.We offer the latest version of the LPC, which enables you to study the course in one year full-time, or over two years part-time, but whichever option suits you best, you'll benefit from the supportive team environment that we work hard to cultivate. For September 2019 entry: In order to take advantage of new approaches to learning and teaching, as well as developments in industry to benefit our students we regularly review all of our courses. This course is currently going through this process and we will update this page in January 2019 to give you full information about what we will be offering once the review process has concluded.All statistics shown throughout this page are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.“This course is based on realistic scenarios It's taught by solicitors who will help you put what you have learned academically into everyday practice.”Nigel Astbury, LPC Director


Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject or a Pass in the Graduate Diploma in Law/ Common Professional Examination (CPE). If English is not your first language, you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in speaking, listening and reading.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in)

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Bournemouth University.

Professional bodies

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority

About this university

International students

There are an average of 1500 international students attending the university each year. The website contains information for each country to help those students find specific information. There is also a wide range of help and assistance on hand once they arrive in Bournemouth. This ranges from immigration and visas advice to assistance with accommodation. There are also various support services on hand such as student wellbeing and a medical centre as well as a multi-faith chaplaincy service. Most of the students of Bournemouth University are fascinated by the attractive day and night life here. The area is a popular tourist destination and one of the most attractive parts of England that offers you a great opportunity to explore various places besides your academic progress. Situated on the south coast of England, the area is famous for its 12 kilometres long sandy beaches, beautiful parks and gardens. The university is at a distance of less than two hours from the city of London. As a student of the University, you can enjoy the beauty of the famous places like Durdle Door, Poole Old Town, Compton Acres, Lulworth Cove, Upton Park, Brownsea Island, Red House Museum, Highcliffe Castle, Christchurch, Purbecks, Corfe Castle, the New Forest, Winchester, Lyndhurst, Lymington, Romsey, Brockenhurst, Ringwood, Salisbury, Weymouth, Stonehenge, Wimborne or the cottage of Thomas Hardy in Dorchester.

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