The Legal Practice (top-up) course from London Metropolitan University is a top-up course for those who have completed an LPC. Its 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.
Where this course can take you
Passing the LLM Legal Practice will enhance your LPC qualification, enabling you to enter into work-based learning role within a firm of solicitors or an in-house legal department. It will also help you if you wish to enter practice as a paralegal, in local or health authorities, in local or central government and in commerce, either in company secretarial/governance/regulatory areas or if you aspire to being on a board of directors.
There are many regulatory roles open to you other than just in the commercial and financial services. For example, you could work in the environmental field or use your knowledge of housing and employment law to enter local government or the voluntary sectors.
Organisations our legal graduates have gone on to work for include the BBC, John Lewis PLC, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Citizens Advice Bureau, numerous local councils and many different solicitors firms.
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- Legal Practice Dissertation
- Legal Research Methodology
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Legal Studies Master of Laws (LLM) View 157 other Masters in Criminal Law in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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You will be required to have completed an English or Welsh LPC.
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International570 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 570 GBP per module during 12 months.
National570 GBP/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 570 GBP per module during 12 months.
£570 per 20 credit module
Living costs for London
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.