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Manchester Metropolitan University: Bar Training Course

Institution Manchester Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department Manchester Law School
Web www.mmu.ac.uk/international
Email courses@mmu.ac.uk
Telephone 0161 2476969
Study type Taught

Summary

Our Bar Training Course offers a vital step in your journey towards joining the Bar, with everything from our learning technology to our academic team created to give you the expertise and experience you’ll need to pursue a future as a Barrister.

It’s a course rooted in real experiences. On one hand, you’ll have plenty of face-to-face teaching time, ensuring you get every opportunity to learn from a team that includes seasoned Barristers, Solicitors and Deputy District Judges, together with internationally renowned researchers and scholars. On the other, with our innovative professional practice unit, you’ll be prepared for the demands of the Bar, under the mentorship of a practising Barrister.

We have a long-standing history of delivering Bar training in Manchester. Combined with the strong links we’ve built with the legal profession, both locally and across the Northern Circuit, this is a very professionally-focused course. Put simply, if you want to get onto the path to practice, this is an ideal environment for developing the resilience, confidence and leadership you’ll need to thrive at the Bar.

Features and Benefits - Specialist facilities for Bar students – apply your skills in a realistic environment with our specialist facilities including chambers rooms, a legal library and mock court room.

  • Flexible study – with full-time, part-time and flexible study options, you can take this course over one year or up to five years, letting you fit your studies around your commitments and plans.

  • Additional Professional Programme (APP) – bridge the gap between student and professional life and prepare for the Bar. Develop your CV by attending regular guest lectures and doing pro bono work.

  • Explore professional practice – with a unit focused on building professional skills, you’ll explore the realities of working at the Bar with the mentoring support of a practising Barrister.

  • A legal hub – Manchester has a dynamic legal sector, at the heart of the Northern Circuit of the Bar, home to a wide range of well-respected law firms.

  • Professional lecture series - bridge the gap between student and professional life and prepare for the Bar, with regular guest lectures offering insight from seasoned professionals.

  • Supportive community - the student Law Society brings together students from all stages of legal study for networking, guest lectures and social events.

Bar Professional Training Course

Manchester Metropolitan University


A modern university in a great global city 
Manchester Metropolitan University is home to a diverse community of international students from 130 countries.

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