Progress your career towards becoming a practising solicitor with this course which will teach you the knowledge and skills that employers look for and today’s legal world demands.
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Your goal is to work as a solicitor. You want to enhance your legal knowledge, explore areas of the law that fascinate you, and gain hands-on experience working on real cases.
Gain the necessary competencies to become a practising solicitor with our full-time Advanced Legal Practice LLM course.
Get hands-on experience working on real pro bono cases in our Law Clinic, and graduate ready to take that all-important first step in your career, wherever your ambitions lie.
With small class sizes, expert lecturers and relevant, practice-led content, our LLM Advanced Legal Practice will give you the knowledge and skills you need for a career in law.
Here at ARU, you’ll develop a detailed knowledge of legal practice with 12 core modules including litigation, property law and advocacy.
Meanwhile our optional modules allow you to focus on areas of law that are of particular interest to you, tailoring your learning to create your ideal postgraduate experience.
At ARU, we’re passionate about employability and proactive about using our links with employers to source and nurture opportunities. Through our Law Clinic, solicitors’ forum and mock courtroom, you’ll be able to put everything you learn into practice in real-world settings.
Delivered by lecturers who know how the law is applied, our teaching builds confidence as well as expertise. It nurtures the development of driven, focused students who question everything. So, when you graduate, you’ll do so with far more than just a certificate.
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As an Advanced Legal Practice student, you’ll have access to:
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Professor of Law (Research Convener)
Senior Lecturer/LLB Course Leader
Our Advanced Legal Practice LLM includes the PG Dip Legal Practice Course followed by a research project.
Successful completion of the Legal Practice Course will prepare you for life as a practising solicitor in England or Wales. You’ll be ready to continue on to the two-year training contract that will fully qualify you for professional practice*.
You can choose to complete your two year qualifying work experience in up to four organisations that provide legal services. It can be paid or unpaid and could include time spent on a training contract, on placement during a law degree, working in a law clinic, at a voluntary or charitable organisation such as citizen advice or a law centre or working as a paralegal.
Whatever you decide, you can be sure of receiving specialised guidance for your career in law, through our links with practitioners. We’ll also keep you up to date on vacancies in the legal job market.
Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a Masters or research programme at ARU.
*Unless you have a FILEX qualification and exemption from the SRA.
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