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BARBRI is an online legal educator specialising in innovative testing and learning technology to help law graduates and lawyers succeed in achieving their legal qualification with a particular emphasis on agile and flexible learning. Its unique courses can prepare you for the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) through to becoming a solicitor in England and Wales, as well as offering dual-qualification opportunities to become an attorney in New York or California.

BARBRI helps candidates through this critical point in their lives and legal careers. They have maintained that trust for over 50 years helping more than 1.3 million law students and lawyers succeed in legal exams across the globe.

BARBRI’s SQE Prep course

BARBRI’s Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) preparation courses utilise innovative online technology to provide students with a structured and supportive learning environment. Time and cost-effective courses are flexible and adaptable, providing students with all the tools needed for success in SQE 1 & 2.

Course Features

BARBRI’s SQE1 course provides a comprehensive and tailored study of core legal principles with instantaneous online feedback, coupled with face-to-face workshops and 1:1 mentor support, and is available full or part-time. SQE2 preparation combines personalised 1:1 supervision and feedback, with practice-based skills scenarios and developmental tasks, to build competence and confidence.

SQE Prep course options

For law students:

  • Full-time 10-week programme
  • Part-time 20-week programme

Non-law students:

  • Full-time 20-week programme
  • Part-time 40-week programme

SQE2 Prep

  • Full-time 8-week programme
  • Part-time 16-week programme

With proven expertise in functioning legal knowledge and skills-based testing methodology, BARBRI is best placed to prepare the next generation of innovative, adaptable and diverse lawyers.

Main subject areas/programmes offered

  • SQE Prep course
  • QLTS Prep course
  • Extended U.S. Bar Prep course

Entry requirements

The SQE can be undertaken by anyone who has a degree, whether in law or otherwise. This means that the path of becoming a solicitor is open to any student who has completed an undergraduate degree, provided they fulfil the remainder of the requirements, such as obtaining the necessary two years of Qualifying Work Experience (QWE), meeting English language requirements, in addition to passing the SQE.
BARBRI has provided a number of course options for students to choose from, depending on their time commitment, level of familiarity with the subjects, offering students the opportunity to earn whilst they learn.
You will be able to enrol onto any chosen course, provided you are aware of other steps needed to complete the full process of qualification through the SQE.

Funding The SQE1 will be assessed for the first time in November 2021. Enrolment for BARBRI’s preparation course will open in Autumn 2020. We encourage you to subscribe for enrolment updates and fees, as well as general SQE developments on our website.

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