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Professional Legal Practice

12 months
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About

Eligible graduates in the Professional Legal Practice programme at the University of Strathclyde will be able to focus on a particular area of law and legal practice by way of an extended, 20,000-word dissertation.

Overview

Why this course?

The Professional Legal Practice programme at the University of Strathclyde is designed specifically for graduates with both a qualifying law degree and a Diploma in Legal Practice/Professional Legal Practice. It operates as a research based ‘top-up’ for Diploma graduates.

The aim of this course is to offer suitably qualified graduates the opportunity to gain enhanced legal research skills as well as to engage in in-depth study of your chosen area of interest. Whether you have already commenced your legal career and want to undertake a research project on something relevant to your professional practice, or you are just starting out in your career and want to undertake research in a particular area with a view to developing your understanding and enhancing your employment prospects, this course will provide you with the skills and relevant supervision to write a Masters’ level dissertation. This will allow you to demonstrate distinctiveness over others by enhancing your skill-set and knowledge of your chosen area of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Legal Research

  • This class is compulsory for LLM/PgDip students. It's offered by online distance learning across both semesters.
  • The aim of the module is to help you enhance your research abilities and skills with a view to improving your performance in course.
Dissertation
  • You'll undertake a 20,000 word dissertation on a particular area of law and/or legal practice.

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First- or upper second-class LLB Honours degree and a qualifying Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice/Professional Legal Practice from a Scottish university. Your Diploma will normally have been obtained in the last five years. Older qualifications are not a bar to entry but will instead be reviewed on a case by case basis.
  • Where demand for places exceeds availability, performance of applicants during their studies (i.e. generally the relative performance of applicants in specified LLB classes and over the duration of their Diploma studies) will be taken into consideration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3950 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3950 GBP per year during 12 months.

Funding

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