Start Dates
March and September
24 months
Awarding body
The i-LLM LPC with The University of Law is internationally recognised, so you can truly bring your legal skills to the world.
Through a combination of online study and campus attendance in the heart of London, you will achieve your Master of Laws (LLM) and complete the final vocational stage of legal training (LPC), all in one programme. Over 24 months, you will have personalised support from practicing legal experts, and gain the skills and autonomy required for your first professional legal position.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the i-LLM LPC will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Business law and practice – companies, security, taxation, relationships
  • Civil and criminal litigation – advanced criminal and property law
  • Application of legal advocacy, interviewing, research and IT techniques
  • Wills and estate administration
  • An array of 14 professional electives to tailor your legal career
  • The i-LLM LPC gives you the opportunity to complete your training within two years via supported online learning, with occasional attendance at The University of Law’s London Bloomsbury campus.


    You will be required to attend a four-day introductory course on campus during the first week, followed by eight days of face-to-face tuition over the duration of the programme. During the online component of the programme you will need to submit work to your supervisors every 10 days.


    i-LLM LPC Supported Online Learning


    • Begin your studies in either March or September each year.
    • Comprising supervisor-directed self-study, supported online learning includes i-Tutorials, online tests and feedback exercises, as well as your own independent reading and research.
    • Supported online learning is augmented with occasional attendance at our London Bloomsbury campus (a maximum of 12 days over the duration of the course for exams and assessments).
    • Submit individual and collaborative tasks online and receive electronic feedback from your supervisors.
    • You must submit two tasks to your supervisors every 10 days, with each task taking between 10 to 15 hours.
    • One-to-one tutor feedback is available online. 
  • UK

    • LLB Qualifying Law Degree (minimum 2:2)
    • Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)
    • CPE*
    • Academic or other relevant references

    To be eligible for the i-LLM LPC, you must meet the requirements for commencing a Legal Practice Course (LPC) set out by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

    *For more information, please fill out the enquiry form on the right.


    • English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.

    In addition to meeting UK entry requirements, non-EEA students require a visa for the duration of the course. For more information about visa requirements, please fill out the enquiry form on the right.

  • Over 24 months, students will blend online study with campus attendance to complete a credited 2-stage modular course to achieve a Master of Laws (LLM) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) qualification. Stage 1 will comprise core legal practice modules including business law, litigation, and fundamental practical legal skills. The core practice areas are the same for all students.


    Stage 2 of the course will allow for specialisation, with students able to choose three professional electives from fourteen available options. Course assessments are made through a variety of coursework submissions, open book exams, oral tests, and a professional practice dissertation.

  • Applications for The University of Law's September 2017 and March 2018 i-LLM LPC are open.

    Apply now



Joanna Ballard
Everyone who teaches on our programmes is professionally qualified, so it’s lawyers teaching lawyers to actually go into the profession, and this distinguishes us from other providers.
— Joanna Ballard, Director of Design and Assessment, The University of Law
Rahul Jethwa
Without a doubt studying at The University of Law was the best decision I have ever made.
— Rahul Jethwa, LPC student
Zak Amin
The level of support the employability team gave students in helping get a training contract really stood out.
Zak Amin, LPC student

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