LLM Legal Practice Course

Nottingham Law School (Nottingham Trent University)
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NTU's LPC is approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and allows you to progress to qualifying work experience to become a solicitor.

  • 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 – many still practice - and you will benefit from their practical knowledge. Also, you will benefit from our visiting lecturers.
  • We teach in small groups 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 NLS Legal, 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.
  • 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.
  • Scholarships worth up to half of the course fee are available.
  • The assessment fee for the Legal Practice Course is included in the course fee.

Find out more about this course here

As a result of the introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination, the last year of entry for the full time and part time LPC courses at NTU is September 2024.  If you would like to complete your LPC at NTU please apply for entry in September 2024.

Apply for full-time course through LawCAB using the LPC application form.

Course length

One year, full-time

Eligibility requirements

Min. 2:2 UK qualifying law degree/CPE/GDL/CILEx students with exemption from CPE.

In addition all LPC applicants must fall within the SRA's transitional arrangements.

Graduate Visa eligibility


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Qualification Level

Level 7 

Find out here what the different qualification levels mean.

How to apply

Log in to LawCAB

Create a LPC application form from your dashboard.

Select Nottingham Law School from the list of institutions in the course choice section of your form and then select the course, location and start date you want to apply for.

Full details of the application process are available here.


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Course fees

2024 entry

UK/International - £12,450

Please refer to the NTU website for information about course fees.

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