Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Professional Legal Skills

Institution
City, University of London · The City Law School
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

BPTC LLM Conversion:
The BPTC conversion course is only open to students who commenced the previous version of the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) within the last five years and before and 2017/18. The new

Bar Vocational Studies Course

contains an integrated LLM option so there is no need for a conversion course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Focus on an area of professional legal practice of your choice, while strengthening your knowledge and understanding of legal professional practice.

This course is for students undertaking the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) who would like to convert their BPTC into an LLM.

This LLM satisfies all the requirements of a traditional LLM but has a primary focus on practice. In addition to the taught classes on the BPTC the LLM gives you the chance to focus on an area of professional legal practice of your choice, while strengthening your knowledge and understanding of legal professional practice. This can be linked to pupillage to underline a commitment to a particular area, or can be used more generally to strengthen your CV.

Why City's LLM in Professional Legal Skills?
  • Develop the knowledge and skills gained from your BPTC
  • Benefit from ongoing one-to-one specialist support and expert supervision
  • Explore a specialist area of law with practitioners in that field
  • Enhance your long-term career prospects and attractiveness to employers
  • Gain an instant competitive advantage in a crowded recruitment market

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
law@city.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7404 5787