Legal Practice Course (LPC)

If you’re looking to become a solicitor, our Legal Practice Course (LPC) gives you the knowledge and skills to secure a training contract and succeed in practice. Please note that this is suited to those who started their qualifying law degree or law conversion course on or before 31 December 2021 and wish to qualify through the law LPC route. 

Your learning is built around simulated client portfolios to build the legal skills that employers and recruiters are looking for. Learn from qualified lawyers who can help to shape your career, with links to law firms and in-house teams at every level.

You can choose from a range of electives to match your passion and career goals, utilising our expertise within each legal specialism. In addition, you’ll also have access to coaching, mentoring and placement opportunities with leading employers such as AstraZeneca, Barclays, Channel 4 and Sky, through BPP’s exclusive partnership with Aspiring Solicitors.*

*Subject to meeting the eligibility criteria for Aspiring Solicitors services.

Your LPC Career Guarantee.

If you don’t secure a training contract within six months of passing the LPC, our Career Guarantee means you’ll be able to study either our SQE2 Preparation course or Career Boost package. This includes additional courses which will develop your employability further with negotiation, influencing and networking skills, free of charge.

Why choose our LPC?

·      Choose from a range of electives to match your passion and career goals, utilising our expertise within each legal specialism.

·      Whether you’re wanting to get into family law, employment law, corporate law, commercial law, personal injury law, environmental law, criminal law or another area, we have the connections with specialist teams. 

·      Get ahead of the competition with our cutting-edge Legal Technology Innovation and Design module.

·      Once you secure your place, you’ll get instant access to our Bridge to the LPC programme. With up to 40 additional hours of study, it’s designed to help you transition from your degree towards the next stage of your legal training, while delivering knowledge on Navigating the LPC, Legal Technology and Virtual Vacation Schemes.

·      Enhance your professional skills and commercial awareness through additional skills workshops during our Employability Week.

·      Expert support with training contract applications, mock interviews and CV advice from our Careers Service.

·      Gain practical legal work experience by advising real clients through our award-winning Social Impact Team.

Need postgraduate funding? Upgrade to our LLM Legal Practice Course

If you opt for our Master’s option, you’ll study all the modules for the LPC plus an additional two modules: Law Review and Reform and Negotiation and Case Analysis. This course qualifies for postgraduate loan funding.

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements to study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) at BPP University Law School are as follows:

·      Qualifying law degree minimum 2.2 or above

·      Non-law degree minimum 2.2 or above and a PGDL, GDL, CPE, or similar qualification such as CILEx


See website for fees.

Postgraduate Loan Funding

This course does not qualify for postgraduate loan funding. You can upgrade to our LLM Legal Practice Course, which is eligible for postgraduate loan funding of £12,167 from Student Finance England. 


We are passionate about increasing diversity and encouraging access to the legal profession. So, we offer an extensive range of funding options and scholarships to ensure finance isn’t a barrier to a promising legal career, with all our full fee scholarships being awarded on widening participation grounds.

Interest free payment plans

Explore interest-free payment plans that help you to spread the cost of your course through instalments.


  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Cambridge
  • Online
  • Bristol
  • Leeds
  • London Central (Holborn)

Study options

  • Distance Learning
  • Part-time
  • Full-time