LLM Legal Practice Course
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Rank: 46 (The Complete University Guide)
Study mode distance learning
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Intl fees: £2270
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The Complete University Guide
The Nottingham Trent University evaluation:
14.8 : 1
Law and legal studies evaluation:
At Nottingham Law School (NLS) we are confident that our Legal Practice Course (LPC) will provide you with the best training currently available. Our careers expertise and experienced and supportive teaching staff will help you get your career as a solicitor off to a flying start. NLS has an excellent reputation within the legal profession. Our LPC has continuously received the highest possible grading from the SRA of commendable practice in every area of the course. Why study the LLM LPC at Nottingham Law School?
- We have introduced a new elective – Advocacy – which will provide essential experience for anyone considering Higher Rights of Audience training.
- We offer an award-winning pro bono programme, including a Legal Advice Centre for the local community. Gaining practical legal experience gives you a head start when applying for jobs or training contracts.
- Our dedicated and experienced careers consultants provide guidance and support to help you secure a training contract or other legal employment. Applicants are invited to a careers event in June, before the LPC course starts, so that you can benefit from working with our successful careers team. The number of graduates obtaining a training contract or paralegal work is consistently high.
- We provide practical experience: the Bridge to Practice module will ensure you hit the ground running at the start of your career.
- All our staff are experienced lawyers – many still practice - and students benefit from their practical knowledge.
- Every student has a personal tutor. We get to know our students and support and encourage you in both your studies and in your employment applications at the start of your legal career.
A qualifying law degree (2.2 or above); or a graduate diploma in law or a common professional examination with an undergraduate degree (normally 2:2 or above); or the Institute of Legal Executives / Chartered Institute of Legal Executives qualification. All applicants should provide evidence in their personal statement of their commitment to a career in law. Applicants should also ensure that their referee provides a full reference in support of their application. See the how to apply tab for full entry requirement details. Applicants whose 1st language is not English should have an IELTS score of 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.5, All in 5.5)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The Nottingham Trent University.
- Solicitors Regulation Authority
About this university
Students travel from around the world to study at Nottingham Trent and there is plenty of help of assistance on hand for them. There are representatives for international students on hand to help with matters including immigration and visas, travelling to the city and adapting to life in Nottingham. There is also country specific information available through the website. Nottingham Trent Students Union organises the student activities and events outside the classroom as well as offering leisure and retail services and representing students across the three campuses. There are various student run media including a magazine, TV station and radio station while the union also operates the RAG fundraising department. The student union is based in the Byron building and runs a nightclub, sports centre, gymnasium, bars and cafes in the city campus while at Clifton, it is based in the Benenson and DH Lawrence Buildings. Finally, at Brackenhurst, it runs the Brack Bar as well as a cafe and organises weekly student nights. There are some 130 societies and clubs to become involved with. Sports are particularly prominent with former students completing in recent winter and summer Olympic Games as well as various other international level sports. It ranks in the 20% of institutions for its sports around the country and has regular annual events against local rival, the University of Nottingham.