Taught course

LLM Bar Professional Training Course (LLM BPTC)

Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Law School

Entry requirements

A qualifying Law degree (2.1 or above). Applicants who have / are predicted a 2.2 in their qualifying law degree will be considered if they can provide additional evidence of achievement e.g. awards, scholarships, work experience - paid or unpaid - in their Personal Statement; OR Graduate Diploma in Law / Common Professional Examination with an undergraduate degree (2.1 or above). All students are required to join an Inn of Court before enrolment.

Months of entry


Course content

Nottingham Law School's LLM BPTC aims to equip you with the skills and procedural knowledge necessary to follow your chosen career. The course was written and designed in conjunction with practising barristers, judges, and senior academics. Practitioners and judges assist with the delivery of the course as guest speakers and in practitioner workshops.

Upon the successful completion of all elements of the course, you will be awarded with an internationally-recognised Masters in Law (LLM) qualification, and the BPTC will enable you to be called to the Bar and proceed to pupillage.

Information for international students

English Language Requirements: All students for whom English is not their first language must demonstrate that they have attained a minimum of 7.5 in each section of the IELTS test.

Fees and funding

UK students
£14,400 (2017 entry)
International students
£14,400 (2017 entry)

Nottingham Law School offers a number of competitive scholarships. For full details please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/scholarshipsnls

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

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