Masters | Postgraduate Course - Legal Practice LLM Course Details within University of Central Lancashire

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Legal Practice LLM

Study Details

LLM: 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

UCLan’s new combined LLM and LPC course gives students the opportunity to gain the professional  qualification needed to become a solicitor, at the same time as achieving a Masters qualification. You will:

  • Obtain an internationally recognised qualification
  • Gain a fully-accredited LPC and a Masters upon successful completion of your course
  • Show employers a higher level of professional and academic competence
  • Study in a highly practical learning environment designed to prepare you for real-life legal situations
  • Receive excellent individual support to maximise your personal potential and career aspirations

Students not wishing to pursue the full LLM, may pursue the traditional LPC qualification and obtain a postgraduate diploma.

Module details

Full-time

  • Property Law and Practice (C)
  • Litigation (C)
  • Business Law and Practice (C)
  • Wills, Probate and Administration of Estates (C)
  • Professional Conduct and Regulation (C)
  • Accounts (Solicitors) (C)
  • Legal Skills: Advocacy, Drafting, Interviewing and Advising, Legal Research and Legal Writing (C)

Three of the following:

  • Commercial Dispute Resolution (O)
  • Intellectual Property Law (O)
  • Employment Law (O)
  • Insolvency (O)
  • Commercial Property (O)
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence (O)
  • Family Law and Practice (O)
  • Immigration Law (O)
  • Elderly Client Law and Practice (O)

Part-time

Year One

  • Litigation (C)
  • Wills, Probate and Administration of Estates Pervasives (C)
  • Legal Skills: Advocacy, Interviewing and Advising Legal Writing (C)

Year Two

  • Property Law and Practice (C)
  • Business Law and Practice (C)
  • Legal Skills: Drafting, Legal Research (C)
  • Professional Conduct and Regulation (C)
  • Accounts (Solicitors) (C)

Optional Modules

In Year 1 you will select two of the optional modules (except Commercial Property or Insolvency).
In Year 2 you will select one of the optional modules.

  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence (O)
  • Family Law and Practice (O)
  • Elderly Client Law and Practice (O)
  • Immigration Law (O)
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution (O)
  • Intellectual Property Law (O)
  • Commercial Property (O)
  • Employment Law (O)

(c) = compulsory (o) = optional

(c) = compulsory (o) = optional

Entry Requirements

You must have completed the academic stage of legal training. This stage is usually completed either by graduating with a qualifying law degree or with a non-law degree then passing the Common Professional Examination (Graduate Diploma in Law).

Student Destinations

Our students are valued highly by employers due to their aptitude and skills profile. They have an impressive track record of gaining graduate level jobs or professional training contracts.

Some of our eminent alumni include judges, Queen’s Counsel, barristers and solicitors across the UK, Europe and around the world, CEOs, business leaders and industrialists, entrepreneurs and business owners, senior public servants such as civil servants, politicians, senior police and local government officers, senior academics and researchers at all levels, authors of many academic works, leading voluntary sector workers, board representatives and trustees.