Does it matter where you do your LPC?
If you are starting the LPC and don’t have a training contract yet, where you choose to study should not make a big difference to the firms you apply to – your own academic performance, the contents of your CV and the quality of your application will matter much more.
What is an LPC UK?
The Legal Practice Course (LPC) is the final vocational stage of training to become a qualified solicitor. You study the LPC after successful completion of a qualifying law degree, or other recognised qualifications.
How intensive is LPC?
It is fair to say that the LPC is a very intensive course that requires you to work consistently and keep on top of the work. The best approach is to treat the LPC like a nine ’til six job. That means setting up your work place in the library each day, then coming back to it between classes.
Where can I do my LPC in UK?
Legal Practice Course (LPC) providers
- Anglia Ruskin University.
- Birmingham City University.
- Bournemouth University.
- BPP University Law School (London, Leeds, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Cambridge)
- Cardiff Law School.
- City, University of London (formerly City University)
- De Montfort University.
- Leeds Beckett University.
Is LPC a masters degree?
Though the LPC is a postgraduate course, it is not classed as a Masters qualification. It’s also a vocational course, preparing you for practice as a solicitor. Completion of this course will enable you to progress to the final stage of solicitor training: the training contract.
Do law firms pay for LPC?
Generally, law firms will not only pay your LPC costs, but also provide you with a maintenance grant or loan to help you with your living costs while you study.
Is an LPC a masters degree?
Is an LPC a degree?
The LPC is the vocational stage of training that follows either a law degree or postgraduate law conversion course. It is a one-year, full-time (or two-year, part-time) course providing a bridge between academic study and training in a law firm.
Is the LPC open book?
Remembering is only the beginning… But this is just the first step in the revision process although incidentally this is why our Legal Practice Course (LPC) exams are open book, so exam assessment is a question of understanding and application as opposed to memory.
How long is the LPC University of law?
It is a one-year, full-time (or two-year, part-time) course providing a bridge between academic study and training in a law firm.
Are you a qualified solicitor after LPC?
The LPC is an expensive course, so before you commit, consider whether you can meet the character and suitability requirements to be admitted as a solicitor. Once you’ve completed the LPC, you’ll begin your period of recognised training, which is the final step towards qualifying. This will usually last for two years.
What is better LPC or LLM?
Completion of this course will enable you to progress to the final stage of solicitor training: the training contract. An LLM, on the other hand, requires in-depth academic study of an area of law. Unlike the LPC, It is not compulsory to have studied an LLM in order to apply for a training contract.
What is the Legal Practice Course (LPC)?
The Legal Practice Course (LPC) is a postgraduate legal qualification that is the final academic step for aspiring solicitors. Once successfully completed, you can go on to a training contract before fully qualifying as a solicitor.
Why study the LPC online?
Our LPC Online offers you the best possible preparation to practise law with the skills to succeed in business. If you’re looking for an online route to your career as a solicitor, with the same qualification as our on campus alternative, our supported study programme is the perfect solution.
What is the LPC and how do I get It?
The LPC is the final vocational stage of training to become a qualified solicitor. You study the LPC after successful completion of a qualifying law degree, or other recognised qualifications.
Can I study on the LPC without a Masters?
If you choose not to undertake either the MSc or LLM you can still enrol on the LPC without a Masters award. You will be issued with a Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice and will still have completed the vocational stage of training requirements. You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK.