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

September

Course content

If you want to be a solicitor and work in the legal profession, the full-time one-year LLM in Legal Practice offered by the University of Hertfordshire is the course you need. Our course not only offers the primary route into the legal profession but also enables you to obtain a prestigious LLM. If you want to be a solicitor and work in the legal profession, the full-time one-year LLM in Legal Practice offered by the University of Hertfordshire is the course you need! Our course not only offers the primary route into the legal profession but also enables you to obtain a prestigious LLM.

Our innovative teaching methods utilise experiential learning to prepare you for practice, including our state-of-the-art courtroom where you will develop advocacy skills – a core component of the LLM in Legal Practice. You will also have many opportunities to undertake co-curricular activities to strengthen your skills in client interviewing and negotiation, trial advocacy and mediation.

We limit class sizes to ensure that you receive the best teaching and pastoral support. This also enables the teaching to be flexible and focused on the needs of the individual students, setting them on their chosen pathways into highly successful legal careers.

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
£8,925
International students
£13,500

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

Course contact details

Name
Christopher Menzies
Email
c.menzies@herts.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1707 284800