8 months
12100 GBP/full
12100 GBP/full
Tuition fee
Apply date
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If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister, the Bar Practice Course (BPC) - full-time (previously the Bar Professional Training Course - BPTC) at The University of Law is designed to help you secure pupillage

Visit the official programme website for more information


The programme

You can expect high standards of tutoring by qualified practitioners with unparalleled experience in delivering advocacy. Choose Bar Practice Course (BPC) - full-time at The University of Law  and add an internationally recognised Master's qualification to your CV.

You’ll be supported by our specialist careers service from the moment you accept your place.  

Our track record says it all - 59% of our full-time UK/EEA Bar Practice Course students graduating in 2018 secured a pupillage (based on student data collated September 2020). Previously the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible to take up your place, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Bar Practice Course (BPC) set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). 

  • You will be required to pass the Bar Course Aptitude Test by August of the year you commence your studies. 
  • You will need either a qualifying law degree (QLD) 2:1 minimum or an undergraduate degree in any other subject and a Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE
  • For qualifying law degrees, all offers based on predicted grades will be conditional upon achieving a 2:1 or above 
  • All applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria will be required to attend a Selection Interview at one of our centres 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12100 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12100 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • National

    12100 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12100 GBP for the full programme during 8 months.
  • BPC - Domestic: From £12,100. International: From £12,100.
  • BPC LLM - Domestic: From £14,900. International: From £14,900. 
  • Up to £700 discount available for those studying at Newcastle in September 2022.

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.


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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Bar Practice Course (BPC) - full-time
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