Entry requirements

Applicants should have successfully completed either the Legal Practice Course (LPC), or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). Applications from members of other legal professions will also be considered, for example, Patent Attorneys or Trade Mark Attorneys.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

The distance learning LLM Legal Practice award is for those with professional legal qualifications, for examples the BPTC or LPC. Credit points are awarded for these professional qualifications and students can then top-up these points with a dissertation or publishable article to gain the LLM.

The course is not just for current LPC and BPTC students. Those who have successfully completed the LPC or BPTC at any time are eligible for admission.

Nottingham Law School's LLM Legal Practice is designed to allow completion of the top-up element over a 4-24 month time period, offering a flexible time-frame for completing the self-study module.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 is required by applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

UK students
£2,050 (2016/17 entry)
International students
£2,050 (2016/17 entry)

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
4 - 24 months

Course contact details

Nottingham Law School Enquiries
+44 (0)115 848 4460