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Cardiff University

Legal Practice Course

Cathays Park Campus
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Rank: 33 (UKEAS)

Location: Cathays Park Campus

Website: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: PG Diploma

Start Date: 2020/09/01

Duration: -


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Description

The LPC is currently part of the process of qualifying as a solicitor. It builds on the law degree/graduate diploma in law, and prepares students for their work based training with a law firm. It is an intensive, highly interactive, skills-based course. Assessment is by examination, coursework and live skills assessment. The Legal Practice Course (LPC) offers intensive, post graduate-level study to those who wish to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales. To become fully qualified after completion of the LPC, you will need to undertake a two year training contract, which is a period of recognised work-based training. The LPC will ensure that you acquire the skills, knowledge and attitude to prepare you for the start of the training contract. It will equip you to deal with the demands that are likely to be made of you in practice, and lay the foundation for your future practice as a solicitor by encouraging habits of competence, confidence and professionalism.

Requirements

Entry requirements

See our website for details: https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught/courses/group/legal-practice-course

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5


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About this university

International students

There is plenty of help and advice on offer to students who are travelling from outside the UK to study in Cardiff. This includes information on immigration and visas, with the main website having advice for each individual country. There is also help regarding fees and funding and even how to apply for the university. Once students are committing to attending, there is help to prepare for their time in Cardiff as well as assistance once they arrive. There is also an International Student Support service dedicated to the welfare of students travelling from abroad. They can help with matters such as getting into employment, changing studies and for those bringing families with them. Cardiff University Students Union is the representative of the student body as well as being in charge of the various organisations and clubs on offer. Their building is found near the Cathays railway station and the union also operates a nightclub, radio station and student newspaper. Other services provided include cafes, bars and shops. There are some 150 clubs and societies to get involved with outside the classroom. All offer everything from complete beginners to experienced levels and range from debating societies, volunteering opportunities to student media and other arts. In the sports arena, there are some 60 competitive and non-competitive sports clubs, most of whom take part in the BUCS leagues.

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