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Professional Legal Practice

Northumbria University

12 months
9500 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Professional Legal Practice from Northumbria University aims to develop the academic and legal knowledge required for the SQE assessment and professional practice. 


Professional Legal Practice from Northumbria University will provide knowledge of how the law is applied in practice. In addition to this, it will also provide you with a critical understanding of how to respond professionally to different legal scenarios. You will be expected to think creatively and understand how to interpret and use legal rules to support arguments.


This quality support includes assistance with developing your networking skills, enhancing your job search skills and providing feedback on your CV and job applications. The programme teaching staff have previous practice experience in a range of practice areas and are happy to speak with you and share their experiences of working in local and national law firms. Our annual Careers Fair also presents the opportunity for you to meet a variety of employers and the chance to secure a graduate role.

You will be supported to find and encouraged to pursue work with legal advice agencies, where you will have the opportunity to experience real legal cases and work with professionals across a range of legal areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Property Law and Practice 
  • Business Law and Practice 
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Criminal Law and Practice 
  • Wills and Administration of Estates
  • Legal Research

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National students are advised to apply early to secure your place and organise any sponsorship or funding.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Qualifying Law Degree awarded at a minimum of a 2:2 honours, or a GDL qualification, both awarded less than 7 years ago. Relevant professional qualifications or suitable experience will also be considered.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 GBP /month
Living costs

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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