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LLM Legal Practice

  • Delivery:
    Part-Time, Full time according to Funding Council definitions

This course is designed only for those that have successfully completed BU’s LPC Legal Practice Course.

The LLM Legal Practice will enhance your skills and knowledge base. You will complete a dissertation in a relevant area of particular practice interest. It is expected that the topic of the dissertation will be in an area of law or legal practice associated with the knowledge and skills acquired and developed in the Legal Practice Course.

Key information

Next start date:

January 2019, September 2019

Location:

Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus

Duration:

6 months full-time or 1 year part-time

Accreditations:

Solicitors Regulation Authority

Required subjects:

Successful completion of BU's LPC is compulsory

Entry requirements:

For 2019 entry: A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject and successful completion of BU's LPC programme. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component of writing, speaking, listening and reading. For more information check out our full entry requirements.

Course details

On this course you will be taught by a range of staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This will include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners, demonstrators, technicians and research students. You will also benefit from regular guest lectures from industry.

How you will be assessed

You will be assessed by coursework culminating in your final year research project, and you will also undertake group work and written exams. The assessment methods for each unit can be found in the programme specification for your course.

Download the programme specification (pdf 2.3mb)

Entry requirements

Your application

For Legal Practice we are looking for applicants who have completed BU’s LPC Legal Practice Course.

For post-experience and professional qualifications, there may be additional entry requirements set by the association or institute that ultimately administers the qualification in question. The qualification description on the course information pages should tell you what these are but please get in touch if you are in doubt.

Costs and fees

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per annum. Fees quoted are for tuition only unless stated otherwise. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course.

Find out more about living expenses for postgraduate students

Our staff

On this course you will be taught by staff with relevant expertise and knowledge appropriate to the content of the unit. This could include senior academic staff, qualified professional practitioners and research students, many of whom are actively engaged in research and/or professional practice which is integrated into the teaching of this course. Please note that staff can change.