Taught course

Legal Practice

Institution
University of Central Lancashire · Lancashire Law School
Qualifications
PGDip

Entry requirements

You must have completed the academic stage of legal training. This stage is usually completed either by graduating with a qualifying law degree or with a non-law degree then passing the Common Professional Examination or gaining a Graduate Diploma in Law. Subject to the above the applications will be based on the University's admission policy, Code of Practice and Mission Statement. In addition you must apply for registration as a student member of the Law Society to enrol on the course.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The LPC comprises an introductory section, three core practice areas and three electives. Legal skills of interviewing, practical legal research, writing, drafting and advocacy will be practised on the course. In addition you will be required to demonstrate competence in the pervasive topics of Professional Ethics, Conduct, Accounts, Financial Services and Markets, Taxation and Human Rights. There is a strong emphasis on enhancing your commercial awareness and personal and professional development, to prepare you for employment in a competitive business place. The LPC fosters the acquisition of transferable skills such as team working, numeracy, communication, presentation, IT, critical thinking and problem solving.

Information for international students

See www.uclan.ac.uk/international

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1772 892400