Taught course

LLM Legal Practice Course

University of Hertfordshire · Hertfordshire Law School

Entry requirements

You should have either a Qualifying law degree, with a minimum 2:2 classification or have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in a subject other than law and have successfully completed the GDL qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Why choose Herts?

  • Professional Accreditation: This Legal Practice Course (LPC) meets the requirements of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). This is the established pathway into a career as a solicitor.
  • Work-Related Learning: LPC students gain client-facing casework experience working in legal services within our award-winning pro-bono Law Clinic providing community-based legal services.
  • Teaching Excellence: You will be taught by experts, including practising solicitors and barristers who will train you to work on authentic, real-life scenarios at our £10m Law Court Building inclusive of a full-scale replica Crown Court Room.

Information for international students

An IELTS score of 6.0 (or equivalent) would typically be required from candidates whose first language is not English. Candidates who do not satisfy these requirements will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

You may be eligible for financial support from Student Finance England, so you can focus entirely on your studies to maximise your potential, and then fly into your chosen specialism!

Tuition fees are charged annually. The fees quoted above are for the specified year(s) only. Fees may be higher in future years, for both new and continuing students. Please see the University’s Fees and Finance Policy (and in particular the section headed “When tuition fees change”), for further information about when and by how much the University may increase its fees for future years.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

This LLM Legal Practice Course provides students with opportunities to undertake co-curricular activities to strengthen your skills in areas such as commercial awareness, adjudication and family mediation, and to participate in a range of pro-bono projects, including our award-winning Law Clinic.

Course contact details

LLM LPC Law Team
+44 (0)1707 284800