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Entry requirements

Please see the listing for this course on the UWE Bristol website for more information

Months of entry


Course content

By undertaking and successfully completing the UWE Bristol Bar Training Course (BTC), you will develop, and be able to demonstrate, the competencies required to be called to the Bar, as set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB).

Undertaking this training in two separate parts gives you added flexibility. You can manage your financial commitment, as you pay the tuition fee to complete part one first then, if successful, decide whether to continue. You can also test your abilities before committing to it fully.

Flexible and accessible modes of study

  • Part one of the training is delivered one day a week (on a Friday), from August to December, providing opportunities for you to work or undertake pro bono activities alongside your studies, or to study around your family commitments
  • Part two is delivered over two days a week (Thursday and Friday), from February to June. Applicants are welcomed to join part two of our course, if they have studied and passed part one at another institution.

Having successfully completed parts one and two, you will have the option to transfer onto our Bar Training Course (BTC), undertake extra options, project or dissertation modules, and graduate with an LLM. These modules are designed to reinforce your development as a reflective practitioner with responsibility for your own self-development.

Information for international students

Please see the listing for this course on the UWE website for more information.

Fees and funding

Please see our postgraduate funding pages for more information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

UWE Admissions
+44 (0)117 328 3333