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Legal Practice

De Montfort University

12 months
11000 GBP/year
11000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Legal Practice LPC/LLM course offered at De Montfort University is designed to equip you with the appropriate knowledge, skills and understanding of procedures and practice to begin further training within the legal profession.


This Legal Practice LPC/LLM course offered at De Montfort University is based on work-related skills training to enable you to progress in your legal career. Throughout the course, you will strengthen your legal skills with the addition of negotiation and mediation sessions, all key skills for future lawyers. Successful completion of all elements of the LLM in Legal Practice will result in the award of a master’s degree – an internationally recognised qualification. 

Key features

  • This course will attract government postgraduate loan funding if you are eligible.
  • The full-time course is taught over two days, providing flexibility with your studies so you can meet other commitments. 
  • Benefit from excellent pastoral care and support by staff, who can provide you with individual careers guidance and mentor you on your journey.  
  • Gain practical experience by getting involved with our pro bono activities.  
  • Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality and you will learn from experienced solicitors and barristers. 
  • You will be taught in our purpose-built Hugh Aston building, which is home to our mock courtroom, client-interviewing room and integrated law library.  
  • Additional online learning support is provided via DMU’s Blackboard facility. 
  • You will also benefit from a dedicated law environment complete with its own mock courtroom, client interviewing room and an integrated law library. 
  • We are also expanding this building, meaning you will be able to benefit from new classrooms which are built to make studies more comfortable. As part of this you will be able to benefit from the new Student Advice Centre (SAC) with appointment/private meeting rooms, allowing you to discuss any queries you may have in a more confidential nature. 

Graduate careers

  • The LPC is a course of work-based skills training for those wishing to become solicitors.
  • All students have access to our mentoring programme and can take part in pro bono activities offered.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Core Areas: Business Law and Practice, Litigation (Criminal and Civil) and Property Law and Practice
  • Additional Areas: Professional Conduct and Regulation, Taxation, Wills and Administration of Estates, Solicitors’ Accounts
  • Course Skills: Advocacy, Interviewing, Writing, Drafting, Practical Legal Research
  • Child Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits
  • LPC (120 credits)
  • LLM (180 credits)


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Generally, you should have completed the academic stage of your training by obtaining either a qualifying law degree with a minimum pass of 2:2 or the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL/CPE).
  • The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requires you to prove to us that you have a qualifying law degree or have met the CPE/GDL requirements. You need to do that before you start the LPC by providing us with a copy of your degree transcript or proof that you have successfully completed the GDL.
  • Download and complete the international application form
  • A copy of your qualifications
  • A copy of your English language certificate
  • A personal statement of at least 500 words explaining why you want to study your chosen course at DMU and any additional information that will support your application
  • A copy of your passport
  • Two references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Leicester

751 - 1426 GBP /month
Living costs

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



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