Taught course

Legal Practice Course

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Law and Politics
Qualifications
LLMPGDip

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Entry requirements

For the LPC there are two exit qualifications. For entry requirements, please visit our website:
PgDip
LLM

Months of entry

September

Course content

Acquire the skills, knowledge and attitude to prepare you for the start of a legal training contract.
The Legal Practice Course (LPC) offers intensive, postgraduate-level studies to those who wish to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales under the current system. To become fully qualified after completion of the LPC, you will need to undertake a two-year training contract, which is a period of recognised work-based training.
The LPC will ensure that you acquire the skills, knowledge and attitudes to prepare you for the start of the training contract, equip you to deal with the demands that are likely to be made of you in practice and lay the foundation for your future practice as a solicitor by encouraging habits of competence, confidence and professionalism.
This course is an intensive, highly interactive, skills-based course. Assessment is by examination, coursework and live skills assessment.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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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
  • PGDip
    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

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0084