Taught course

LLM in Legal Practice

Bournemouth University · Faculty of Media and Communication

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject, or equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The LLM in Legal Practice enables students to gain an understanding of the functioning of legal knowledge to either undertake the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) Part 1 or to progress to a career at the Bar.

Why study LLM in Legal Practice at BU?

  • Gain an understanding of the functioning legal knowledge required for the SQE Part 1 or a career at the Bar

  • Undertake a range of in-class activities and assessments to develop practical legal skills appropriate for legal practice

  • Develop a critical appreciation for the role law plays within society and your ethical commitments as legal practitioner

  • Enjoy an academically stimulating and dynamic learning environment

  • Network with a range of legal professionals, share experiences and work together

  • Benefit from a condensed timetable that aims to allow you to fit your study around legal practice experience or other commitments

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other components of speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44(0)1202 961 916