Legal Practice Course, Master | Liverpool John Moores University | Liverpool, United Kingdom
12 months
11230 GBP/year
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The Legal Practice Course from Liverpool John Moores University produces highly skilled, commercially aware and effective Trainee Solicitors, prepared for the demands of a Training Contract.


The Legal Practice Course from Liverpool John Moores University is a long running course with an established reputation.

The course does not follow the standard University calendar and runs from the beginning of September until June with only two weeks holiday at Christmas and two weeks at Easter/Spring Holiday.

The part-time course is offered in day release or evening modes. 

Teaching methods

Much of the course is taught through small group skills-based teaching  supplemented with large group sessions, directed reading and self-study exercises and preparation.

Applied learning

Considerable emphasis is placed on practice and you will acquire a range of essential lawyers’ skills by carrying out realistic transaction-based tasks.


Students often worry whether they will find a training contract which will enable them to complete their qualification. The good news for students at LJMU is that, outside of London, the greatest number of training contracts are offered in the North West.

It is also the case that the skills you develop and demonstrate during your LPC are transferable to many different roles. Nationally, LPC graduates have been recruited into various careers including: banking and finance, civil service, editorial roles, insurance, and management roles in industry and retail.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Business, law and practice incorporating tax
  • Litigation
  • Property law and practice
  • Combined legal skills and probate
  • Professional conduct and regulation incorporating solicitors accounts
  • Advanced criminal litigation law and practice
  • Advanced personal injury law and practice
  • Commercial property law and practice
  • Employment law and practice
  • Family law and practice
  • General commercial law and practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits

(PGDip) 120 credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

a minimum second class honours 

Other requirements

General requirements

  • to have completed the academic stage of training as prescribed by the SRA. This is normally evidenced by the possession (actual or predicted) of a qualifying law degree or the Common Professional Examination/Graduate Diploma in Law
  • a minimum second class honours average of at least 50% actual or predicted in the Common Professional Examination/Graduate Diploma in Law

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    11230 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11230 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • LL.M LPC Home (part-time, per year): £5,615

  • International Full Time LLM: TBC

  • International Part Time LLM: TBC

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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