• Application Deadline
  • 15 months
This Legal Practice (Top-up) from De Montfort University provides a route to a higher qualification for those who have completed the Legal Practice Certificate (LPC) who want to make their CV more attractive to potential employers. 


This Legal Practice (Top-up) from De Montfort University is also suitable for students who are in their internship or have qualified as an attorney, and who wish to develop their knowledge and skills by undertaking research in an area of legal practice relevant to their work.

Reasons to study Legal Practice LLM (Top-up) at DMU:

  • Enjoy an online library of useful resources - You will benefit from integrated e-learning, including access to a comprehensive range of online resources
  • Flexible schedule - The flexible distance learning approach is ideal if you are managing other commitments
  • Specialise in legal practice - To gain a deeper understanding of the varied forms of legal practice

Graduate careers

This LLM provides an opportunity to examine in more depth with empirical research the developing profession of legal practice, in all its forms. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Research methods
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 15 months
    • Duration description

      One-and-a-quarter years by distance learning.

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

General Requirements

  • You must have completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC).

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 GBP per year and a duration of .
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

This course is aimed primarily at overseas students from Trinidad and Tobago.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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