Manchester Metropolitan University: LLM in Legal Practice at the Bar

InstitutionManchester Metropolitan University View institution profile
Department Manchester Law School View department profile
Telephone 0161 247 6969
Study type Taught


Our LLM in Legal Practice at the Bar brings together the essential practical skills and knowledge from our Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) and masters-level legal research skills that can help you stand out in a competitive jobs market.

Everything about the BPTC element of the course is built to prepare you for life as a barrister. You'll work within a mini chambers group of 6-12 students, designed to mirror the real-life practices you'll face in a career at the bar.

Meanwhile, the LLM advanced study element offers the chance for you to deepen your knowledge in a specialist area of the law.

**Boost your knowledge with academic skills**

Whilst the course comes with a comprehensive range of units, you'll also find the flexibility to adapt your studies to your interests and ambitions.

Throughout it all, you'll enjoy the best possible guidance - with classes, guest lectures and mentoring from a practising barrister, together with the support of our leading academics throughout your research project.

Whatever your career ambitions, this course provides the opportunity to stand out. With practical skills, professional contacts and deep-rooted specialist knowledge, you'll have everything you need for a successful career.

**Features and Benefits**
- **Study in an award-winning Faculty** – The Law School is based in Manchester, the second largest legal centre in the UK and at the heart of the Northern Circuit of the Bar.

- **Funding available** - If you’re a UK or EU resident, you may be eligible for the Postgraduate Loan Scheme.

- **Specialist BPTC facilities** - Use your personal chambers room, our study zones, legal libraries, and mock courtroom where you can practise advocacy skills.

- **Legal experts** – you’ll be taught by our team of academic specialists and practising professionals. They’re leaders in areas such as equality law, medical ethics and human rights.

- **Practitioner Mentor Scheme** - Your chambers group will be allocated a Practitioner Mentor to guide you along the path to practice.

- **Pro Bono work** - Volunteer with our partner organisations. Get help finding mini pupillages. Build your network at events featuring external speakers and members of the Northern Circuit.


Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester Law School


Manchester Law School is modern and thriving, offering you excellent facilities and great opportunities.

Based in a diverse and vibrant city, which is home to the second largest Chinatown in the UK, we provide you with everything you need to develop a successful career in the legal profession or in alternative fields such as government, business and education.

Studying with us allows you to take advantage of England’s long established and respected legal system. The English Common Law system is influential across the world and your studies will demonstrate the importance of this ...

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