Taught course

Law (Common Professional Examination)

London Metropolitan University · Faculty of Business and Law

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally possess a degree with at least second class Honours, or equivalent, and must provide a satisfactory reference from either their university or employer. If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate sufficient fluency in both written and spoken English.This would normally be indicated by an IELTS score of 6.5 or more.

Months of entry


Course content

Course Overview

The course aims to develop an understanding of the English legal system, to provide a
thorough grounding in the foundations of legal knowledge and to train you in the
professional skills of legal research, analysis and presentation in a friendly and nurturing
environment.You may choose your own title for your research dissertation, subject to
approval,which gives you the early opportunity to specialise in an area of particular
interest to you.

Information for international students

Applicants who do not hold a UK first degree must obtain a Certificate of Academic Standing from either the Law Society or the General Council of the Bar.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations70
Written coursework / continuous assessment30

Course contact details

Admissions Office
020 7133 4202