Bournemouth University

Master Legal Practice - Máster en Práctica Legal

Bournemouth University
  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Dorset
  • Precio:
    Unlimited number of Scholarships available
    UK, CI and ROI students: £8,000-£12,000 for full-time study

    International students: £12,500-£16,500 for full-time study
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2024
  • Lugar:
    Fern Barrow, Poole,
    Dorset (Bournemouth) BH12 5BB
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    LLM Legal Practice


The LLM in Legal Practice will enable you to develop skills and knowledge to the high standard required to succeed in your legal professional career.


A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in a required subject, or a pass in the Graduate Diploma in Law/ Common Professional Examination (CPE).

International entry requirements:
If English is not your first language you´ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other components of speaking, listening and reading.


Acquire a sound foundation upon which further legal knowledge, training and competences can be built during the Training Contract phase of training and beyond
Develop high standards of legal knowledge and critical analytical understanding of the law of England and Wales and its position in the international legal arena
Take advantage of opportunities for work-based learning, building on your employability skills or to inform your reflective portfolio/research project
Benefit from an academically stimulating and dynamic learning environment
Network with a range of legal professionals, share experiences and work together.


Semester one

Core units

​​Business Law & Practice: Acquire a good understanding of substantive business law and the institutional and transactional features
of business law which pervade all areas of practice and are essential for practitioners. Knowledge of business accounts underpins a Solicitor’s ability to advise business clients in practice.
Property Law & Practice: This unit provides a general foundation for knowledge and skills required in a conveyancing transaction.
Litigation (Civil & Criminal): Gain an understanding of the civil and criminal litigation processes, and the ability to manage these in a professional practice context. Advocacy is embedded in the learning and assessment of this unit, through which you will gain necessary skills when representing a client before the court.
Accounts & Regulation: Develop a solid grounding in matters of professional conduct, ethics and nancial services. You’ll also gain an understanding of the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules in the context of systems and procedures to which you will be exposed in practice.
Wills & Administration of Estates: Acquire knowledge of probate, estate management and related work which is essential to your legal profession. Knowing about revenue law is seen as underpinning much of a Solicitor’s working practice in this area of law.
Legal Skills: Learn to produce a coherent piece of writing based on facts, general principles and legal authority; understand the need for thorough investigation of a client’s factual and legal issues; appreciate interview techniques; and learn to accurately draft a range of documents assessing legal and factual issues.

Option units (choose three)

Commercial Property: Gain an insight into the type of work conducted by commercial property departments.
Commercial Law & Intellectual Property: Learn to appraise the various legal and regulatory regimes applicable to commercial transactions and intellectual property matters.
Advanced Litigation: Develop your tactical and analytical skills and knowledge in a professional litigation context.
Employment Law: Appreciate and understand the rights of, and remedies available to employees and other workers and di erent methods of dispute resolution in professional and commercial contexts.
Family Law: Gain an understanding of the main areas of concern to a family Solicitor and of the tactics and procedures involved in dealing with family matters.
Private Client: Gain knowledge and skills for matters you will encounter within a private client department.
Client in the Community: Develop a working knowledge of law and practice in areas including welfare bene ts, homelessness & housing law, children’s proceedings and juvenile crime.

*Please note that these option units require minimum numbers in order to run and may only be available on a semester by semester basis. They may also change from year to year.

Semester two

Core unit

Skills & Research Portfolio: Undertake a core skills, networking, research and re ection in preparatory unit to advance your employability preparation for your choice of the nal project.

Option units (choose one)

Future Lawyer Portfolio & Skills: This re ective project is practice focused and helps enhance your skills and futureproof your learning as a legal practitioner.
Legal Practice Research Project: With guidance, you will undertake a signi cant piece of self- managed practice-led research in an area of particular interest to you.

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