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Jan. 17, 2022

Swansea University launches a new LLM in Law and Legal Practice

Swansea LawSwansea University has launched a new LLM in Law and Legal Practice, this is a law conversion course for non-law graduates looking to qualify as solicitors in England & Wales.

The Swansea LLM in Law and Legal Practice has been designed to meet with the requirements of the new SQE, which was introduced in September 2021 as the route to qualification as a solicitor in England and Wales. As a result, this LLM combines core knowledge and practical application of the law to prepare non-law graduates and enhance employability prospects. It offers students the opportunity to gain a masters, attain legal knowledge and prepare for life in legal practice.

It is an intense 18-month course that focuses on knowledge and understanding of the law in a practical context. It also includes an opportunity for students to undertake directed independent learning authentic to the legal profession.

The LLM in Law and Legal Practice will cover various topics, and these are likely to include:

  • Legal System of England & Wales
  • Law of Obligations (Contract & Tort)
  • Law of Property (Land & Equity)
  • Law and the State (Crime & Public Law)
  • Business Law & Practice
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Practice
  • Property Practice
  • Wills & Administration of Estates


The LLM in Law and Legal Practice is scheduled to start in September 2022.

Please note, the SQE1 assessments do not form part of the program and the cost of undertaking the SQE1 assessments is not included in the LLM tuition fees. The course does not aim to prepare students for the SQE2 assessments.

Find out more and apply for the LLM in Law and Legal Practice.

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Content added on 17th January 2022.

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