University of Sunderland
Key Course Facts
Study a career-enhancing postgraduate Legal Practice course. Learn from an award-winning teaching team. Qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales.
LLM Legal Practice is a full Masters course which includes the Legal Practice Course (LPC) – the vocational qualification you need to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales.
The course mixes taught elements with independent research, and will set you on track for a successful career in law by helping you develop valuable skills employers look for, including ‘Business Law and Practice’, ‘Litigation and Advocacy’.
The topic of your project will be designed to fit both your personal interests and the supervisory expertise of Sunderland’s tutors.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Requirements for international students / English requirements
IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)
- Graduate Degrees
- Undergraduate Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Legal Practice, LLM, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
We require applicants to hold 2:2 in a Qualified Law Degree or equivalent, or a 2:2 in any discipline followed by successful completion of a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). We also welcome applications from Fellows of the Institute of Legal Executives (FILEX) or those with an appropriate level of relevant professional experience.
Tuition Fees Legal Practice LLM
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 University of Sunderland in top UK and global rankings.
About University of Sunderland
The University of Sunderland is a research education institution situated in the city of the same name, in the North East of England. The city’s main campus is City Campus, where students will find Murray Library, the majority of lecture halls, and their state-of-the-art sports facilities. In the Sir Tom Cowie campus, the facilities are specialised towards subjects such as the Social Sciences, Tourism, Law, Business, and also Computing and Engineering.
Student composition of University of Sunderland
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||-||-||-||£10500||£10500||-||-||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|