Taught course

LLM in Legal Practice with LPC (LLM/LPC)

Manchester Metropolitan University · Manchester Law School

Entry requirements

You will have a qualifying law degree or GDL, or exemption granted by the Solicitors Regulations Authority (SRA).

If you intend to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales you need to look at the SRA website for the requirements to enter the profession. If you intend to practise in another jurisdiction you will need to find out the requirements to do so.

Months of entry


Course content

If you want to practise as a solicitor in England and Wales (or another common law jurisdiction) you need to complete your Legal Practice Course (LPC). By combining these studies with an LLM you’ll graduate with two qualifications.

This can help you stand out in a competitive jobs market. The specialist skills you’ll develop could allow you to work in a particular area of law that interests you.

Ready for work

The LPC element of this course will prepare you for life as a solicitor. You’ll develop the practical skills you need from our experienced tutors who are legal professionals themselves. They understand what it takes to succeed in a legal career.

The LPC meets the academic requirements of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA).

Specialist knowledge

The research element of the LLM is a chance to gain in-depth knowledge of a legal area that interests you. You’ll develop advanced research skills that can lead to a career in academia as well as legal practice.

Our staff have varied specialisms and you could learn from some of the leading researchers in fields such as human rights, discrimination law and equality law.

Information for international students

International students please visit our website for more information.

Fees and funding

Funding options available, please visit our website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGDip
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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