Professional Legal Practice: SQE 1 Preparation Course
Nottingham Trent University
Key Course Facts
Passing the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) 1 is the first step in your route to qualifying as a solicitor, and the LLM Professional Legal Practice is designed to prepare you for this.
You should choose the LLM Professional Legal Practice if you want a course that prepares you for SQE1.
This SQE 1 preparation course provides an opportunity to obtain an internationally recognised Masters qualification that is also eligible for the UK Government postgraduate loan.
All our SQE preparation courses carry awards and are taught at Masters level.
This course provides you with everything you need to have the best opportunity to pass SQE whilst also developing the professional skills that really matter to employers.
You will be taught by our outstanding teaching team, all of whom are experienced legal professionals who will provide you with excellent and personalised teaching in a dynamic and interactive teaching environment.
Our tutors will work with you to develop your essential legal skills whilst also preparing you for an assessment in which you will draw on your existing substantive legal knowledge and learn how to blend it with procedure to solve practical legal problems.
You have the opportunity to write a dissertation in an area of interest or choose from electives in bespoke practice areas that will allow you to enhance your employability.
You can choose to be mentored by a legal professional through our mentoring scheme.
Opportunities for further practice and test the legal skills you will acquire through mooting, negotiation, interviewing competitions to enhance your CV.
Opportunity for “hands on” experience to develop professional skills and gain experience in our regulated and multi award winning teaching law firm, the NLS Legal Advice Centre.
If you start on this course and subsequently decide you want to do a SQE 2 preparation course as well as an SQE 1 preparation course, then you have the option to transfer to the LLM Advanced Professional Legal Practice Course: SQE 1 and SQE 2 Preparation Course with appropriate fee amendments.
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 Professional Legal Practice: SQE 1 Preparation Course, LLM.
Students who enrol on this course will normally be required to have a 2:2 from their law degree or have acquired the equivalent knowledge of the 7 foundations of law through a recognised course.
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.
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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|
|LLM Legal Practice Course LLM||BPP University||-||-||-||£13930||£13930||-||Manchester||On campus Part-time|
|Legal Practice LLM||University of Sunderland||-||-||-||£9750||£9750||-||Sunderland||On campus Full-time|
|LLM Legal Practice (Top-up) LLM||London Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£530||£530||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|Legal Practice LLM||University of Central Lancashire||-||-||-||£10500||£10500||-||Preston||On campus Full-time|
|Legal Practice and Advanced Drafting LLM||Swansea University||-||-||-||£7400||£9950||-||Swansea||On campus Part-time|
|Legal Practice Course LLM||City University London||-||-||-||£15050||£15050||-||London||On campus Full-time|
|LLM in Legal Practice LLM||Bournemouth University||-||-||-||£12000||£14000||-||Poole||On campus Full-time|
|Legal Practice - LLM LLM||London Metropolitan University||-||-||-||£1500||£1810||-||London||On campus Part-time|
|LLM Legal Practice Course (LPC) MSc||University of Derby||-||-||-||£1170||-||-||Derby||On campus Part-time|
|LLM Legal Practice LLM||Birmingham City University||-||-||-||£5500||-||-||Birmingham||On campus Part-time|