Taught course

Legal Practice

Institution
University of Northampton · School of Social Sciences
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

Applicants must have successfully completed the Legal Practice Course or Bar Vocational Course.

Months of entry

February

Course content

The LLM in Legal Practice will enable you, the qualified lawyer, to further enhance your career prospects, whilst deepening your knowledge and understanding of legal practice. You will be given the opportunity to develop the necessary skills to carry out independent research in an area of your choosing, resulting in a dissertation. You will be supported by experienced lecturers who use a range of innovative teaching methods, which will enhance your studies.

This course will develop analytical and evaluative research skills and provide students with an opportunity to undertake an individual piece of original research.

Over the course of the programme you will study one module in research methods each term, before applying this study and your knowledge of a particular area of law to producing a dissertation, adding to the scholarly work in that discipline.

Course modules (16/17):

Research Methods - Core module Y

Dissertation - Core module Y

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
study@northampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1604 735500
Fax
+44 (0) 1604 713029