BPP University Law School
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We build and shape legal careers. With over 25 years’ experience in delivering professional legal qualifications, we are proud to be one of the UK’s leading law schools. Our courses focus on your employability, developing your skills as a lawyer. Giving you the edge to secure a training contract or pupillage. So you're ready to embrace the demands of practice from day one. That's why 96.5% of our postgraduate law students have secured employment or further study.*
*of surveyed students graduating from BPP University Law School postgraduate courses in 2017.
GDL is the conversion course for non-law graduates, giving you the fundamental legal knowledge and professional skills you need to succeed in your future career as a solicitor or barrister. It is recognised as completion of the academic stage by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and Bar Standards Board (BSB).
Non-law (GDL) graduates are often in demand by recruiters as they can
offer a diverse range of transferable skills. With our focus on employability, you
will receive the best possible preparation to secure a training contract or pupillage.
Our LLM [Law Conversion] also provides the essential training to convert your non-law degree and qualifies for postgraduate funding up to £10,609.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, known as the Legal Practice Course (LPC) gives you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor. Our LPC is much more than a qualification – it is a grounding in the key skills you will need to succeed. It is no coincidence that our LPC is the first choice of many leading law firms, with over 60 exclusively sending their trainees to study with us.
We will equip you with more than just legal knowledge – we focus on the all-round legal skills and commercial awareness employers are seeking. Our LPC is your bridge between the academic world and professional life in a law firm, giving you the necessary legal knowledge, skills and commercial understanding to thrive in today’s market. By choosing to study your LPC with BPP University Law School, you’ll have the best possible start to your legal career. Incorporating our LPC, the LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) qualifies for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609 and gives you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor.
If your goal is to become a barrister, BPP University’s Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) provides the best possible preparation.
With advocacy and conference skills taught by experienced practitioners, plus the widest range of electives of any provider, we are dedicated to putting you into practice.
On successfully completing our BPTC, you will be fully prepared for the challenges of life as a barrister – and you will be eligible to be called to the Bar of England and Wales. Incorporating the BPTC, our LLM Legal Practice (Barristers) qualifies for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,609.
Choosing to study a Master of Laws, or LLM, could give you an advantage in an increasingly competitive market, by providing you with practical and relevant knowledge of the key issues in a specialised area of law. You can select from one of our eight specialist Master’s programmes. Each is fully flexible with full-time and part-time study options, meaning that you can undertake an LLM at any time in your academic or professional career.
Our LLM offers a wide range of specialist areas to help you develop your legal skills and knowledge, and is also available for a Postgraduate loan of up to £10,609, helping you fund your studies.
Register for a Legal Careers Event
Get all the guidance you need to start your legal career journey at our Getting Ahead legal careers workshops. Speak to lawyers and tutors, get practical employability advice and experience a taster session.
Or join our Virtual Open Evenings, where you’ll learn even more about your course of choice, directly from our course leaders.
To register, visit bpp.com/events.