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Professional Legal Practice

London Metropolitan University

12 months
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About

Preparing you for the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), this Professional Legal Practice course from London Metropolitan University replaces the postgraduate diploma in Legal Practice (commonly referred to as the LPC) as the new route for becoming a solicitor.

Overview

Key Features

Designed for law graduates looking to practise law, you’ll gain the additional skills, knowledge and essential preparation in order to complete the SQE Part One examination.

This Professional Legal Practice course from London Metropolitan University prepares you to take the first part of the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), which replaces the Legal Practice Course (LPC) route to practising law.

Centrally managed by educational establishment KAPLAN, the SQE route consists of two assessments followed by proof of two years’ practical experience.

Providing you with the functioning legal knowledge subjects as set by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, this course will prepare you to take the first exam of the two SQE assessments.

You’ll gain a comprehensive understanding and in-depth knowledge of various legal issues, so that you’re confidently able to analyse complex problems and make informed decisions to resolve them.

London Met is one of the highest quality providers of legal practice qualifications in London, so rest assured you’re in good hands to prepare you for your career as a solicitor.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • SQE Functioning Legal Knowledge Part One
  • SQE Functioning Legal Knowledge Part Two

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We advise applying as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

You’ll be required to have:

  • a lower second-class (2.2) or higher undergraduate UK law degree* or have passed the Graduate Diploma in Law having obtained average marks 50% or above
  • an IELTs score of 6.5 or above as a standard entry requirement for law courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • UK £2,250 Part time
  • International £2,250 Part time

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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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