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London Metropolitan University: LLM Legal Practice (Top-up)
|Institution||London Metropolitan University|
|Telephone||020 7133 4202|
Why study this course?
Taught by legal experts, the LLM Legal Practice course is an opportunity for Legal Practice Course (LPC) graduates to extend their research further in an area of interest in legal practice. Along with the research module and dissertation you’ll undertake, there are opportunities for vocational work activities to give you further experience.
More about this course
The LLM Legal Practice is a top-up course for those who have completed an LPC. It’s aim is to help you apply academic understanding and research techniques to the analysis of law, policy and practice within your chosen area.
You’ll also learn how to produce analytical, creative and original research that demonstrates the relationships between substantive law, policy, socio-economic context and legal practice.
This top-up qualification is designed to enhance your career prospects, demonstrate your research capabilities and knowledge of a particular legal area, whatever branch of law you intend to follow.
In addition to improving your academic skills and knowledge, we also aim to find you appropriately linked vocational activity during your degree. There is a full-time placement and employability officer specially dedicated to helping all of our Law students at London Met.
What our students say
"I am very happy with the accessibility of the lecturers and seminar teachers here at London Met. I have been able to become very good friends with some of the teachers and this will have a very positive lasting effect on me, for which I am grateful." National Student Survey
"My course was well run and organised. My experience was wonderful." National Student Survey
|Level||RQF Level 7|
You will be required to have a qualifying law degree (awarded by a Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA) approved provider), with at least second class honours. This must include having adequately passed assessments in the seven Foundations of Legal Knowledge: Public Law, Obligations I (Contract), Obligations II (Tort), Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts, and Law of the European Union. Further guidance on what amounts to a Qualifying Law Degree is available on the SRA website (add link). If you’re a non-law graduate, you will need a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or Common Professional Examination (CPE) with an average of at least 50%. Prior to joining the course applicants will also need to provide evidence of Completion of the Academic Stage of Training in the form of:
a letter or email from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) (obtained prior to July 2014) or
Other factors will be taken into account, in particular the need to study part time, in London, evidence of ability to pursue successfully the skills components of the course and your motivation to become a solicitor, evidence for example by relevant unpaid or paid work experience.
166-220 Holloway Road
|EU||570 GBP for Module|
|International||570 GBP for Module|
|England||570 GBP for Module|
|Northern Ireland||570 GBP for Module|
|Scotland||570 GBP for Module|
|Wales||570 GBP for Module|
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