BPP University
Legal Practice Course LPC
BPP University

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Key Course Facts

Course Description

The Legal Practice Course, also known as the LPC, is a postgraduate course that is normally studied after an undergraduate degree or law conversion course.

If you are looking to become a solicitor, our LPC offers the practical knowledge and commercial awareness to succeed in practice. We focus on the skills and the knowledge you need to secure a training contract.

Your learning is built around simulated client portfolios to build the legal skills that employers and recruiters are looking for. Learn from qualified lawyers who can help to shape your career, with links to law firms and in-house teams at every level.

  • Our approach is trusted by the UK’s biggest legal firms

  • We have unrivalled relationships with over 150 top law firms, 60 of whom send all their trainees exclusively to us for the LPC

  • These include four out of five Magic Circle firms and the City Consortium — a group of highly prestigious law firms+

So when the profession trusts us, you can too.

Why study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) with BPP?

  • Explore the practice areas that match your career goals, through our wide range of electives and cutting-edge Legal Technology module

  • Gain practical legal work experience by advising real clients through our award-winning Pro Bono Centre

  • Top up your LPC to a full Master’s degree at no extra cost by completing two additional business modules or one practitioner-focused project++

  • Get expert support with training contract applications, mock interviews and CV advice from our award-winning Careers Service

  • Unique coaching, mentoring and placement opportunities through our partnership with Aspiring Solicitors, with employers including Reed Smith, American Express and Network Rail+++

  • With our Career Guarantee, gain a training contract within six months of completing our LPC or enhance your legal CV with a further course, free of charge++++

+As at September 2020. ++ T&Cs apply. +++Subject to meeting the eligibility criteria for Aspiring Solicitors services. ++++T&Cs apply.

You will be assessed through a range of methods, including written and oral examinations (either open book or with specified permitted materials). There are no closed book exams on our LPC or LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors).

Entry Requirements / Admissions

BPP Law School offers a number of exclusive scholarships open to all BPP students.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Legal Practice Course, LPC, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

The entry requirements to study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP University Law School are as follows: - Qualifying law degree minimum 2.2 or above - Non-law degree minimum 2.2 or above and a GDL, CPE, or similar qualification such as CILEx - If you wish to study our fast-track LPC, you will be required to hold a 2.1 at degree level English language requirements: If English is not your first language and you do not hold an honours degree that was delivered in English, you will be required to provide certified proof of ability in written and spoken English to at least IELTS 6.5 (overall) or equivalent. Exemptions: BPTC graduates applying for the LPC may be eligible for exemptions and discounted fees when applying with Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). For more information, speak to our admissions team.


Tuition Fees Legal Practice Course LPC

International £13038
EU £13038
England UK £13038
Northern Ireland £13038
Scotland £13038
Wales £13038
Channel Islands £13038

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

About BPP University

BPP University is a privately funded university which was established in 1992 in the city of Manchester, England. BPP’s Manchester study centre is located in the heart of the City Centre, less than a 5-minute walk from Manchester Oxford Road train station. Law students here have access to simulation courtrooms, as well as an experienced and knowledgeable career services team that learners can depend on.

Student composition of BPP University

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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