Swansea University Legal Practice Course

Gain a Master`s qualification by expanding our Legal Practice Course (LPC) with an independent design project that will strengthen your legal skills and enhance your career prospects. Additional fees may apply during your studies, including but not limited to: All modules in the programme are compulsory and 1st year modules do not need to be taken to move on to the 2nd year of the course. There will be repetition possibilities for all modules. Swansea University has been awarded a gold grade, the highest possible rating, in the National Framework for Teaching Excellence and Student Achievement (TEF), cementing its position as the UK`s leading university. It is an intensive eighteen-month programme and covers the fundamental principles of law, core practice areas and skills required for SQE1 assessment as part of a qualification recognised and valued by potential employers. You will also have the opportunity to undertake independent learning that is targeted, authentic to the legal profession. The Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law is recognized as a source of expertise and impacts a variety of practice areas. The school is fully committed to the continuous improvement of learning and teaching and places students at the centre of its activities. You will be mentored by qualified academics and practitioners with extensive real-world experience who are ideally placed to provide ongoing advice and support. You will gain excellent oral and written skills and learn how to present your ideas in a range of formats.

We offer our students the opportunity to become critically agile and analytical thinkers, well versed in legal research, and equipped with strong problem-solving skills essential to life in legal practice. This exciting LLM programme focuses on specific international trade issues, with an emphasis on legal and commercial issues related to international sales contracts. The Swansea Legal Practice Course is a professional practicum that develops key skills and confidence for a successful career in law in England and Wales. The ETS will eventually replace the current pathways in practice. If you have already started or accepted a place on a graduate degree in law before 09.01.21, there are transitional arrangements to qualify until 2032 via the Graduate Diploma Course in Law/Legal Practice*. These sessions will help you build your confidence and legal skills in a friendly, professional and rewarding environment. You may be asked to prepare a letter of advice for a client, an internal note to your supervising partner, present oral arguments, or draft legal documents as a result of the workshop work. The workshop sessions will help you build your confidence and legal skills in a friendly, professional and rewarding environment. There are opportunities for Welsh speakers to study some elements of this postgraduate course through Middle Welsh, but there are not yet enough offers to reach 40 credits each year. The programme manager can explain what is available in Welsh. This program meets the needs of employers and aims not only to prepare you for SQE1 assessments, but also to ensure that you have a solid basic knowledge of the law and the core practice areas essential to the qualification.

This course meets the requirements of the Law Society for those who wish to become lawyers and provides students with all the necessary skills and understanding of procedure and practice. The Faculty of Law takes a proactive approach to improving graduate employability with a dedicated employability and placement officer. The school offers a range of local, national and international internships, professional courses, advice and support to help you develop the skills needed to achieve your goals. As an intern in these sessions, you will act effectively for fictitious clients and develop the skills and knowledge you need to deal with real-life situations that arise in professional practice. The course is taught exclusively by lawyers and experienced lawyers and is designed for law graduates and those who hold a graduate degree in law. It bridges the gap between university education and practical training. The course consists of taught modules (compulsory and optional) and a 10,000-word freelance design project. The program concludes with an opportunity for you to undertake independent learning that is focused, authentic to the legal profession, with an emphasis on practical legal research and development.

The course is delivered through a combination of lectures and large group sessions where you will be introduced to new legal topics and areas of activity, as well as seminars and workshops where you will learn how to apply the law in the context of authentic factual scenarios and take a critical look at the law through the search for primary and secondary sources. We recommend that you submit your application as early as possible before our application deadlines for our courses. Courses end earlier than the application deadlines indicated when all available places are filled. More information can be found on our application deadlines page. If you successfully complete a design project to obtain the LLM, you will demonstrate your enhanced legal skills to a potential or existing employer to enhance your career prospects. Our standard admission requirement is a 2:2 Bachelor of Laws degree or successful completion of a graduate law degree (or other equivalent postgraduate conversion course for non-law graduates), but each applicant will be assessed individually. Written exams are mainly held at the end of levels 1 and 2 of the course, as well as competency assessments. Written examinations are generally `open book` and students are allowed to include examination books and material approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority in examination books and documents.

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