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Legal Practice Course

Swansea University · Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law

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Entry requirements

We welcome students holding the following qualifications: 2:2 degree or above in Law or students holding a Graduate Diploma in Law. Degrees must be a qualifying law degree as specified by the SRA. Students without a 2:2 degree or above may still be considered subject to satisfactory interview. If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification such as the IELTS test (with a score of at least 6.5 and 6.0 in each component) or equivalent. .

Months of entry


Course content

If you are aiming for a career in law in England or Wales, this is the course you need.

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) is essential for anyone who wants to qualify as a solicitor in both countries, and will give you the practical skills and confidence you need for a career in this exciting and challenging profession.

Taught entirely by experienced solicitors and barristers, the course is designed for law graduates and those who hold a Graduate Diploma in Law. It bridges the gap between academic study and practical training.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

    This course satisfies Law Society requirements for those wishing to be solicitors and will equip students with all the necessary skills and understanding of procedures and practice.

Course contact details

Swansea University Postgraduate
+44 (0)1792 295358