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LLM Legal Practice (SQE1&2)




What will I learn?

Our 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 skills that employers are seeking so that you can enhance your academic knowledge while preparing for the realities of life in legal practice, that’s why you’ll receive four weeks guaranteed Qualifying Work Experience (QWE) within our Legal Advice Clinics. This course will ensure you’re fully prepared for your career as a solicitor, as well as success in the SQE exams.

Our 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. The LLM with the SQE 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).

On successful completion of this course, including both the SQE1 and SQE2 assessments, you will gain an internationally recognised Master’s qualification.

Why choose our LLM Legal Practicecourse?

  • 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 thelargest 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 legal practice. You’ll learn in the context of our virtual law firm, ULaw LLP. 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:
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  • an extensive bank of practice SQE exam questions
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  • ULaw SQE – our intelligent revision app provides practice tests and feedback
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  • 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 full-time or part-time at one of our locations nationwide, or online.
  • We work with over 90 of the top 100 law firms
  • Receive four weeks of guaranteed Qualifying Work Experience (QWE). Get hands-on legal work experience working with real clients in our Legal Advice Clinics. You’ll get to see how a case progresses in practice and how the skills that you will learn are relevant in a practical context.
  • Our Employment Promise - get a job in nine months or your fees back, up to 50% as cashback and 50% as credit towards another course.
  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in Highly Skilled Occupations 15 months after graduating.

Which department am I in?

The University of Law

Study options

Full Time (57 weeks)

Tuition fees
£11,677.00 (US$ 14,506) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

September 2023


London Moorgate

2 Bunhill Row,


EC1Y 8HQ, England

Full Time (57 weeks)

Tuition fees
£11,677.00 (US$ 14,506) per year
This is a fixed fee

*View details on institution website

Start date

September 2023



Temple Circus,

Temple Way,


BS1 6HG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To meet minimum eligibility for entry into an postgraduate degrees, students need to complete the Bachelor Degree or an equivalent qualification. An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

For international students

Students are required to possess an undergraduate degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. In addition students require knowledge of the seven foundation subjects of English Legal System, Constitutional and Administrative Law including retained EU Law, Contract, Tort, Land Law, Equity and Trusts and Crime, which they can evidence through the successful completion of these modules on an LLB or equivalent; or a law conversion course or equivalent. An English Language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component. Please see 'Alternative English language qualifications' section below for alternatives to IELTS.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

The University of Law offers below pathways courses for this subject

About The University of Law

The University of Law offers practical professional courses, coupled with a wide range of support services, to ensure that its students succeed.

  • Five-star rating in the QS World University Rankings
  • Multiple locations across the UK and an Online Campus
  • International support team with multilingual services
  • Students from more than 120 different countries

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