Legal PracticeLeicester Campus
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Rank: 81 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Leicester Campus
Study mode full-time
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £10500
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The Complete University Guide
De Montfort University evaluation:
19.6 : 1
Law and legal studies evaluation:
De Montfort University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This course, based on work-related skills training, is for those wishing to become solicitors. The Legal Practice Course (LPC) equips you with the appropriate knowledge, skills and understanding of procedures and practice to embark effectively on the period of further training within a firm.
Generally, you should have completed the academic stage of your training by obtaining either a qualifying law degree with a minimum pass of 2:2 or the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL/CPE). The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requires you to prove to us that you have a qualifying law degree or have met the CPE/GDL requirements. You need to do that before you start the LPC by providing us with a copy of your degree transcript or proof that you have successfully completed the GDL.
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for De Montfort University.
- The Law Society
About this university
The International Office is available for international students and covers areas such as recruitment and admissions. They are also available to offer advice on a wide range of subject, both in person and through an online chat option. They can offer assistance with matters such as visas advice and immigration matters as well as offering country specific information for students. There is also a Centre for English Language Learning within the university that offers lessons for students to whom English isnâ€™t a first language. Some of these courses are even free of charge depending on what you are studying. The Campus Centre is home to the Student Union as well as a number of other student facilities and is at the heart of the campus. The three story, steel frame building was completed in 2003 as part of regeneration plans. As well as the union, it is home to student run media such as the radio station, TV station and newspaper as well as a food court and the lettings agency to help students find accommodation outside the campus. Another facility open to students is the Student Gateway, offering welfare and guidance on matters such as finance, jobs and careers, counselling and mental health issues. They are found within Gateway House. Outside the classroom, there is plenty to keep students active and occupied. There are 67 societies and clubs covering a range of subjects. There are 35 societies including arts, interest groups and volunteering opportunities while there are also 32 different sports to get involve with. These take part in the various university leagues around the country and involved competitive sports as well as recreational ones ranging from cricket and football to fencing and martial arts.