Entry requirements

To enrol on the LPC you will need to satisfy us that you have a qualifying law degree or GDL qualification, or exemtions granted by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). You will normally have a UK honours degree, or international equivalent. International students please visit mmu.ac.uk/international.

There’s further information for international students on our international website if you’re applying with non-UK qualifications.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Manchester Law School gives you the essential training you need to prepare for life as a solicitor. Our client focused LPC will give you the legal knowledge, skills and commercial understanding to thrive in today's market, placing an emphasis on simulating real-life legal scenarios.

The course is both practical and interactive, using workshops and effective teaching methods supported by online materials, to help you develop the practical and theoretical skills required for legal practice. You will learn how to think and behave like a legal professional from the outset.

"The LPC is a challenging course, but the tutors inspire you to be proactive and astute. They are extremely supportive and their guidance helps you to be successful, while nurtuing the skills necessary to impress an employer."

Elena Da Silva | International LPC student

Fees and funding

UK students
Please refer to mmu.ac.uk
International students
Please refer to mmu.ac.uk

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Further details of qualification

The LPC is split into two stages, Stage 1 and Stage 2. For more information about how this works, please contact us at lpc@mmu.ac.uk

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)161 247 6969