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About

Practice your legal skills in live situations. And learn the latest theory from academic experts. The Legal Practice Course from Manchester Metropolitan University gives you the best of both worlds in a supportive university community.

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Overview

Whether it’s working through a case study in a group, or learning about professional conduct from a leader in the field, we prepare you for life as a solicitor. We develop your legal knowledge while exploring the commercial side of what it takes to succeed.

Real-life practice

You’ll build the skills you need to think and behave as a professional. Interviewing clients, writing letters of advice, preparing legal documents, appearing in court – our interactive course covers it all.

You can even volunteer your skills to find out what legal work is really about. Our pro bono projects mean you can practice your craft while helping someone in need or providing support for a business. The School’s competitive work placements are another great opportunity to get some more experience.

The course follows the requirements of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority so you can practise in England and Wales. 

Career

With the Legal Practice Course from Manchester Metropolitan University under your belt, you’ll be ready to start your journey towards becoming a qualified solicitor.

From the moment you join the course, we’ll work with you to build your CV. Our Careers and Employability Service is here throughout your time with us, ready to offer advice and guidance to support your professional ambitions.

You’ll learn from tutors who not only have great connections across the sector, but also have their own professional experience – so they’re well placed to offer useful advice and insight. With our Pro Bono Network, you’ll also have the chance to put your skills to the test by tackling real-life issues, often with life-changing results.

Manchester is the beating heart of the Northern Circuit, with more than 20,000 professionals working in the sector. We’ll help you meet some of them – whether at a careers fair or a networking event – giving you the chance to make the connections that careers are built on.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Law and Practice
  • Property Law and Practice
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation
  • Professional Conduct and Regulation
  • Solicitors' Accounts
  • Wills and Administration of Estates
  • Writing
  • Drafting
  • Practical Legal Research
  • Interviewing and Advising

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To enrol on the LPC you will need to satisfy us that you have a qualifying law degree or GDL qualification, or exemptions granted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).  
  • You will normally have a UK honours degree, or international equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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