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Liverpool John Moores University

Legal Practice LLM (LPC BPTC Conversion)

LJMU's Legal Practice LLM is a hybrid taught and research Masters degree enabling you to make a significant contribution to legal knowledge in your chosen subject.

- Study in the School of Law's multi-million Redmonds Building

- Develop your academic skills including researching, writing and presenting

- Access this course if you are LPC/BVC/BPTC qualified student or a member of the solicitors' and barristers' professions, regardless of the date of qualification

The LLM is a stand-alone qualification that will enhance your career prospects through the acquisition of vocationally relevant knowledge and skills, thereby leading to a more rounded appreciation and understanding of your chosen areas of expertise.

Entry requirements

LLM: You will need:

a diploma in Legal Practice from a recognised LPC provider

or

a diploma in Legal Practice at the Bar from a recognised BPTC provider

or

previous work experience that has made you suitable for this programme

Additional information:

IELTS 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component)
Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes)
RPL is accepted on this programme
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If you are an international student who has successfully completed an LPC /BVC/ BPTC programme in England and Wales you are welcome to join the programme

If you have any specific queries, please contact aspadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.

Core Modules

Legal Research Skills for Practitioners (10 credits)
Dissertation (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.

On this course the Legal Research Skills for Practitioners module is marked on a pass/fail grading and you will only proceed to the Dissertation stage once you have passed the proposal.

Fees

Please contact the School of Law for international course fees.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Part-time £ 2,300 (Whole course) Home/EU 1 Years
LLM Part-time International 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 5,350 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 1 Years

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