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University of Plymouth: Legal Practice

Institution University of Plymouth View institution profile
Department School of Society and Culture
Telephone +44 (0) 1752 585858
Study type Taught


Develop critical in-depth knowledge and broaden your understanding of legal practice issues and real-world problems on our new LLM programme. This programme is ideal if you are looking to enhance your knowledge and understanding of the practical application of law and access to justice.

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW Supported by our expert law staff, this programme deepens your knowledge and understanding of legal practice and prepares you to undertake the SQE 1 and 2 routes to becoming a qualified solicitor.

You will have the opportunity to work in the University’s award-winning Law Clinic, where you will assist with the provision of pro bono legal guidance and advice to members of the public who have real legal problems.

KEY FEATURES - Engage with contemporary legal issues, particularly around access to justice, and real-world people with actual legal problems.

  • Prepare to undertake the SQE 1 and 2 routes to becoming a qualified solicitor.

  • Work in our award-winning Law Clinic, providing legal advice to members of the public.

  • Enjoy flexible learning with both direct and online support from our academic staff.

  • Learn from practitioner staff who are specialists in their fields.

  • Further develop your transferable skills for employment in the legal professions.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Aimed at those who wish to transition into the legal profession, or who wish to enhance their understanding, experience, and employability.


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About us

At the University of Plymouth, we are proud to be a top 3 modern UK university (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings, 2023) and are internationally renowned for high-quality research and teaching. We have also recently been awarded gold ratings across the board in the latest round of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF, 2023). At the University of Plymouth, you will be studying alongside a community of people who believe deeply in the power of education to create positive change in society.

Our collective ethos is to use our knowledge for action – to apply real change, …

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