LLM Legal Practice (Barristers)




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The LLM Legal Practice (Barristers)

Our LLM Legal Practice (Barristers) incorporates BPP University Law School’s highly regarded Bar Professional Training Course, giving you the essential training you need to become a qualified barrister – and will be eligible to be called to the Bar of English and Wales (subject to meeting the qualifying session requirement of your Inn of Court).

Taught at Master’s degree level, you will develop the advanced legal knowledge, commercial awareness and professional skills that chambers are seeking.

Why choose this programme?

  • Learn from experienced practitioners who can help develop your legal career and have links to chambers

  • Create your own competitive niche with our wide selection of optional modules - more than any other provider

  • Choose from a range of LLM modules to deepen your legal knowledge and develop skills highly sought after by chambers

  • Advocacy and conference skills taught consistently in groups of four, using professional actors

  • Gain practical legal work experience through our award-winning Pro Bono Centre and internship schemes

  • Flexible study to suit your commitments – learn full-time or part-time in our UK study centres

  • Access expert careers advice, guidance with pupillage applications and interview support through our Careers Service

  • Our Career Guarantee - secure pupillage within six months of completion or study another course for free, including our LPC


Get all the guidance you need to start your legal career journey at our Getting Ahead events and Virtual Open Evenings. Speak to lawyers and tutors, get practical employability advice and experience a taster session.Register your place.

Fees vary for the programme depending on which location you choose to study at. Part-time study may not run at all locations.

The LLM Legal Practice qualifies for a postgraduate loan from the Student Loans Company. Find out more.

We welcome students from all over the world. To learn more about entry requirements, including English language requirements, please visit our website.

Our Career Guarantee means if you do not secure a pupillage within six months of completing your LLM Legal Practice (Barristers), we will let you study another qualification (including the LPC) to further enhance your skills and employability free of charge (T&Cs apply). Find out more.

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