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LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) Online

Our online LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) course is designed for graduates who want to qualify as a solicitor using the new SQE route to practice and also gain a Master’s award. We focus on the knowledge and skills that employers are seeking so that you can enhance your academic knowledge while preparing for the realities of life in legal practice. This course will ensure you’re fully prepared for your career as a solicitor, as well as success in the SQE exams.

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We’re so confident in our SQE courses that, if you don’t pass SQE1 or SQE2, you can repeat our Exam Preparation Courses for free, as many times as you need.*

 

*See Terms and Conditions for full details

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above in any discipline (or equivalent).

 

Full requirements

Duration options

 

10 months (full-time online)

22 months (part-time online)

Next start date

August 2021

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Is this course right for me?

 

You can still qualify as a solicitor with the LPC in September 2021. Contact us at study@law.ac.uk or call +44 (0) 800 289 997

 

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With one of the largest legal careers services in the UK, ULaw gives you the support and opportunities you need to make the best start in your legal career.

Study when and where you want and access world-class learning materials, including our unique methods of online engagement and unrivalled online tutor support.

We have SQE covered. Be ready to progress your legal training and take the SQE exams with a course that covers all you need to succeed in the SQE assessments.

Course Details

LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) Online

Our online LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) course will offer you the best possible preparation to practise law. This course incorporates preparation for both SQE1 and SQE2, as well as additional content considered highly desirable by law firms, including key practice areas (KPAs) and enhanced skills. This programme will ensure you’re fully prepared for your career as a solicitor, as well as success in the SQE exams.

It is professionally-focused, and will equip you with the key legal knowledge and skills required to pass SQE and will prepare you for practice before your qualifying work experience (QWE).

Why choose this course?

  • Develop the knowledge and skills required for a career as a solicitor by studying a suite of modules in KPAs, along with modules in skills and practice area essentials.
  • With one of the largest legal careers services in the UK, ULaw gives you the support and the Qualifying Work Experience (QWE) opportunities you need to make the best start in your legal career.
  • Experience of working in practice. You’ll join ULaw LLP, our virtual law firm. ULaw LLP replicates the working environment of a law firm and students perform real world tasks on simulated cases, deals and transactions, as if they were in the office.
  • Confidence for the assessments, we will prepare you for all the SQE assessments, giving you the best preparation for success.
  • Brand new resources, developed specifically for SQE by our expert tutors. You’ll be provided with all course materials, including:
    • an extensive bank of practice exam questions
    • ULawSQE – our intelligent revision app provides practice tests and feedback
    • brand new online study manuals.
  • In depth guidance and support from our experienced tutors, who will monitor your progress and give feedback using predictive analytics, so you’ll know where to focus.
  • Taught by qualified lawyers, with practical workshops to develop your legal skills, so you’ll know what to expect in a real-life work environment.
  • Enjoy flexible study – choose to study online full-time or part-time.

Our years of experience in training more practising lawyers in the UK than any other law school has helped our students go on to succeed in law, business, politics and more. We believe in training students for the real world from the moment they accept a place with us.

Course Structure

Students will be recommended to take a pre-study online diagnostic test to check their understanding of the key foundation law subjects.

We use diagnostic testing to assess each student’s level of knowledge in black letter law for SQE1.

This course is divided into three parts:

  • SQE1 preparation (60 credits)
    • Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK)1 (Business, Legal Services, Dispute Resolution) (30 credits)
    • Functioning Legal Knowledge (FLK)2 (Property Law and Practice, Wills, Solicitors’ Accounts, Criminal Practice) (30 credits)
  • SQE2 preparation (30 credits)
    • Client Interviewing
    • Advocacy/Persuasive Oral Communication
    • Case and Matter Analysis
    • Legal Research
    • Legal Writing
    • Drafting
  • Key Practice Areas (90 credits)
    • 3 Key Practice Areas (KPAs) (20 credits each) plus 3 Additional Modules (10 credits each)
      Or
    • 4 Key Practice Areas (KPAs) (20 credits each) plus 1 Additional Module (10 credits each)

KPAs include:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (20 credits)
  • Debt Finance (20 credits)
  • Advanced Dispute Resolution (20 credits)
  • Advanced Real Estate (20 credits)
  • Commercial and International Trade (20 credits)
  • Competition (20 credits)
  • Employment (20 credits)
  • Insurance (20 credits)
  • Intellectual Property and Data (20 credits)
  • Advanced Criminal Practice (20 credits)
  • Family (20 credits)
  • Immigration (20 credits)
  • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence (20 credits)
  • Private Wealth (20 credits)

Additional Modules include:

  • Innovation, Technology and Legal Project Management (10 credits)
  • Professional Behaviours and Personal Effectiveness (10 credits)
  • Law Firms and their Clients (10 credits)
  • Commercial Law (10 credits)
  • Competition Law (10 credits)
  • Corporate Crime (10 credits)
  • Employment Law (10 credits)
  • Regulation of Finance and Funds (10 credits)
  • Intellectual Property (10 credits)
  • International Trade (10 credits)

You will also study the skills that employers are most interested in so that you can enhance your academic knowledge while preparing for the realities of life in legal practice. These include commercial awareness, legal tech, resilience and wellbeing.

Course Start Dates

  • LLM Legal Practice (SQE 1&2)
    • Full-time: Online
  • LLM Legal Practice (SQE 1&2)
    • Part-time: Online
  • LLM Legal Practice (SQE 1&2)
    • Full-time: Online

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Study On Campus

You can also study this course at one of our campuses across the UK. If you’re looking for a more traditional university experience, why not consider studying on campus?

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Course Information

 

With many options for when you can study the LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) Online, you can be sure to find a start date to suit your needs.

Calendar

 

SQE1 and SQE2 will be assessed by centralised assessments introduced by the SRA, which will be an essential requirement to qualify as a solicitor in England and Wales.

SQE1 assessments are available in May and November. The first SQE1 assessment will be in November 2021.

SQE2 assessments are available in April and October. The SRA is currently planning to hold the first SQE2 assessment in April 2022.

You will book, pay for and sit your SQE assessments externally. See www.sra.org.uk for details.

 

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Each unit will follow our unique adaptive and personalised learner journey, using our dynamic learning model: Prepare, Engage, Consolidate (PEC), covering all professional practice subjects and revision of all law subjects in the SRA’s assessment specification.

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We care about your career, which is why we offer support with job applications and other work experience opportunities as soon as you accept your place.

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Fees and Applying

 

Applications for this course are now open.

You can apply for the LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2) Online directly with the University.

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  • August 2021: £13,000
  • October 2021: £13,000
  • January 2022: £13,000

Introductory offer: We’re so confident in our SQE courses that, if you don’t pass SQE1 or SQE2, you can repeat our Exam Preparation Courses for free, as many times as you need.*

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available, which makes studying with us more affordable than ever.

You could also be eligible for a postgraduate student loan.

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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