1 year (full time) or 2 years (part-time)
Study mode
Full-time & Part-time
Other costs
Other costs apply

About this course

Anyone intending to become a solicitor must complete the Legal Practice Course (LPC) which helps you develop the skills needed to work for a firm of solicitors. 
The LPC: 

- Is validated by the Legal Practice Course Board of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). 
- Leads to the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice and, in certain circumstances, additional Masters level credits which can contribute to a later Masters qulaification. 
- Is led by experienced staff - the majority of whom are qualified solicitors with considerable experience in practice. 
- Has a dedicated base room with excellent IT facilities. 
- Has an audio-visual suite and moot court room with advocacy training facilities. 
- Has a practitioner library and workroom. 
- Limits the intake to ensure individual attention. 
- Caters for all career aspirations, whether commercial firm or general practice.

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements
- You must have satisfied the requirements of the academic stage of legal education and be enrolled as a student member of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). 

- You will normally hold a recognised law degree or have gained the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law equivalent. 

- Certain non-graduates may also be eligible. 

Please check the acceptability of your qualifications with the SRA. It will be your responsibility to ensure that you are eligible to attend a Legal Practice Course in accordance with the SRA’s Training Regulations.