Professional Legal Practice PG Cert

London Metropolitan University

Course information

This course prepares you to take the first part of the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), which replaces the Legal Practice Course (LPC) route to practising law. Designed for law graduates looking to practise law, you’ll gain the additional skills, knowledge and essential preparation in order to complete the SQE Part One examination.

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

Apply directly to London Metropolitan University for a part-time course.

Course length

One year, full-time

Two years, part-time

Eligibility requirements

A lower second-class (2.2) or higher undergraduate UK law degree* or have passed the Graduate Diploma in Law having obtained average marks 50% or above;
an IELTs score of 6.5 or above as a standard entry requirement for law courses.

*A UK law degree must include having adequately passed assessments in the seven Foundations of Legal Knowledge: Public Law, Obligations I (Contract), Obligations II (Tort), Criminal Law, Land Law, Equity and Trusts and Law of the European Union.

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Qualification Level

PG Cert / 60 credits

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Course fees

UK/overseas - full-time - £5000

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London Metropolitan University
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SQE course for law/GDL graduates
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