LLM Legal Practice Course
Nottingham Trent University
Key Course Facts
We are confident that our LLM Legal Practice Course (LLM LPC) will provide you with the best training currently available - we have an excellent reputation within the legal profession.
Our LPC is approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and allows you to progress to qualifying work experience to become a solicitor.
Why study the LLM LPC at Nottingham Law School?
Successful completion of all elements of the LLM LPC will result in the award of a Masters degree – an internationally recognised qualification.
All our staff are experienced lawyers and you will benefit from their practical knowledge. Also you will benefit from our visiting lecturers.
We teach in as small groups as possible to encourage student participation.
Every student has a personal tutor. We get to know our students and support and encourage you in both your studies and in your employment applications at the start of your legal career.
We offer a multi-award-winning pro bono programme, including a Legal Advice Centre for the local community.
Our dedicated and experienced careers consultants provide guidance and support to help you secure a training contract or other legal employment. Applicants are invited to a careers event in June, before the LPC course starts, so that you can benefit from working with our successful careers team.
The number of graduates obtaining a training contract or paralegal work is consistently high.
The Professional Legal Practice module provides practical experience and commercial insight, which will ensure you hit the ground running at the start of your career.
Studying with Nottingham Law School means that you have all the facilities a large Law School can offer plus the advantages of studying within a university environment which offers outstanding library, IT, support, sports, language and student union services.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
- Undergraduate Degrees
- (minimum of 6.0 in Writing)
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still be able to join LLM Legal Practice Course, LLM.
You will need one of the following options: a Qualifying Law degree (2.2 or above). Graduate Diploma in Law / CPE with an undergraduate degree (2.2 or above). Chartered Institute of Legal Executives qualification. All applicants should provide evidence in their personal statement of their commitment to a career in law and will be required to provide a full reference in support of their application. We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|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|
|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.
Positions of Nottingham Trent University in top UK and global rankings.
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About Nottingham Trent University
Established in 1843, Nottingham Trent University, also known as NTU, has four separate campuses spread throughout Nottinghamshire, with the main City Campus being located right in the heart of Nottingham. NTU is particularly recognised in British academia for having some of the best post-graduation employment statistics of any university in the UK, with the Institution helping more than 94% of their students get started in their chosen field.
Student composition of Nottingham Trent 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
Where is this programme taught
|Program||University||Student satisfaction||Unemployed||Dropout||Tuition (UK)||Tuition (International)||UCAS Tariff||City|
|Law LLM||The University of York||89%||5%||0%||£8440||£18700||162||York||On campus Part-time|
|Social Policy and Law MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||76%||0%||5%||£9250||£23100||203||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|International Relations and International Law MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||52%||1%||0%||£9250||£23100||215||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|Law (General) LLM LLM||University of Liverpool||56%||1%||2%||£9900||£20500||147||Liverpool||On campus Full-time|
|Law (Juris Doctor) LLM||The University of York||89%||5%||0%||£9250||£17980||162||York||On campus Full-time|
|International Commercial Law LLM||Brunel University||56%||6%||15%||£10750||£17875||135||Uxbridge||On campus Full-time|
|Law LLM||University of Sunderland||81%||5%||9%||£6750||£13750||125||Sunderland||On campus Full-time|
|Business and Law MA (Hons)||The University of Edinburgh||70%||0%||0%||£9250||£23100||194||Edinburgh||On campus Full-time|
|International Business Law LLM||The University of Law||77%||2%||5%||£10500||-||137||Guildford||On campus Full-time|
|Commercial Law LLM||Middlesex University||65%||-||0%||£57||£84||107||London||On campus Part-time|