Taught course

Legal Practice Course (LPC) Part-time

De Montfort University · Leicester De Montfort Law School

Entry requirements

Generally, you should have completed the academic stage of your training by obtaining either a qualifying law degree (a good honours degree) or the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL/CPE).

Months of entry


Course content

This course, based on work-related skills training, is for those wishing to become solicitors. The Legal Practice Course (LPC) equips you with the appropriate knowledge, skills and understanding of procedures and practice to embark effectively on the period of further training within a firm.

  • Attendance
    Suitable if you have work and/or family commitments as predominantly weekend study
  • Location
    Central UK location and attractive city centre campus
  • Pastoral support
    Excellent pastoral care and support by staff
  • Careers and pro bono
    Access to a mentor, individual careers advice and guidance as well as opportunities for involvement in an extensive range of pro bono activities
  • Teaching
    Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality
  • Facilities
    Students are taught in the state-of-the-art £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with its own mock courtroom, client interviewing room and integrated law library
  • E-learning
    Integrated use of IT
  • Administrative support
    Comprehensive administrative support provided by CILEx Law School, one of the largest providers of open and distance learning legal courses in the UK

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.

Fees and funding

UK students
£9,400 over 2 years
International students
£9,400 over 2 years. There is an additional administrative charge of £150 per annum for students who live overseas.

Please visit dmu.ac.uk/pgfees for more information

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

ILEX Tutorial College
+44 (0)1234 844 305