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LLMAdvanced Legal Practice (LPC LLM)

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Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.

Programme structure

Their broad-based LPC provides a solid foundation for your legal career. You will study the core practice areas, course skills and additional areas as prescribed by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

They place great emphasis on developing your key legal skills, which are taught in an integrated manner, ensuring you are well equipped for entering your chosen field.

Core modules

Advocacy Skills
Business Law and Practice
Drafting Skills
Interviewing Skills
Legal Writing Skills
Litigation and Advocacy
Practical Legal Research Skills
Professional Conduct and Regulation
Property Law and Practice
Solicitors Accounts
Wills and Administration.
Optional modules

In addition to the core modules, you will study three optional subjects. We offer you a wide selection, allowing you to pursue a specialist career path or keep your options open. The optional modules listed are those that are most likely to be available, but they may be subject to change.

Commercial Law
Employment Law
Family Law and Practice
Private Client (Estate Planning)
Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Advanced Criminal Litigation
Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Commercial Property
Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence.

Following the one year taught part of the course, there is an additional year for self-study. You have a choice of 15/45/60 credit M level modules to complete your Masters, which are detailed below. All modules focus on continuing your professional development as a reflective practitioner with responsibility for your own development and learning.

Career opportunities

The LLM in Advanced Legal Practice prepares you for a successful career as a solicitor. Many of our graduates have gone on to practice in the City, or in commercial firms, small high-street legal practices or niche areas of law. UWE Bristol alumni can be found in almost every local firm.

They run regular careers sessions with local practitioners. Many firms advertise training contracts and paralegal vacancies through us so they can tap into the high quality recruitment pool our LLM in Advanced Legal Practice offers them. We also offer a work placement scheme in partnership with more than 20 member firms of Bristol Law Society during the summer holidays. Another CV enhancing activity is “Catch the Wave” which gives you the chance to act as a solicitor in a simulated case study supervised by tutors and practising solicitors.

Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you
Apply now! Fall semester 2023/24
Application period has ended
Please see the university profile or contact us for the deadlines that apply to you