• Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

    Applications for our 2016 BPTC open 7 December 2015
  • Our BPTC

    With the aid of experienced practitioners, small workshop groups and tutors who have all been in practice, our Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) will hone the skills you need to succeed as a barrister.

    We believe that our course has a significant professional edge over courses that are more classroom-centred. Here are just some of the reasons why no one offers you better professional training for life at the Bar:

    • You get access to our award-winning Careers and Employability Service as soon as you accept your place

    • We have an impressive track record in training future barristers for pupillage and successful careers at the Bar 

    • Our course is uniquely structured to mirror a barrister’s real-life experience of the litigation process 

    • You’ll learn from practice-experienced barristers

    • You’ll benefit from plenty of opportunities to put your advocacy skills to the test in front of real judges and senior barristers in real courtrooms - last year we ran a total of 42 practitioner events involving 225 barristers in our Birmingham and London Bloomsbury centres                

    • You can choose to study full-time or part-time weekend at our Birmingham, Leeds or London Bloomsbury centres (please check which study modes are running at each of the centres)

    Select your preferred Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) course option to find out more.

    • BPTC full-time – 10 months
    • BPTC part-time – 22 months
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