Why study LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business at BPP University
BPP University LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business is designed for students with a non-law background who wish to pursue a career in a legal role. The course focuses on the principles of law and relevant skills required, enabling you to develop an understanding of legal practice.
About LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course
BPP University LLM course offers a unique experience and education for professionals needing highly relevant expertise in key areas of law, along with practice of particular relevance to the modern financial and business world.
The LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course has been designed by BPP University for students who did not study law before but now want to follow a career in law. This course focuses on the knowledge and relevant skills necessary to develop an understanding of legal practice.
Course duration, intakes, location and tuition fee, bursary
1. LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business
Duration: 12 months
Intakes: Sep, Jan and May
Tuition fee: £12420
Bursary: up to £1920
2. LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business and Professional Development and Planning
Duration: 18 months
Intakes: Sep, Jan and May
Tuition fee: £16140
Bursary: up to £2640
The LLM professional Legal Studies with Business programme provides an integrated academic and professional training environment. The course has been conceived and structured to enable students in gaining the knowledge, understanding and skills to pursue a career in a legal role.
The course aims to develop your knowledge and understanding in the principles of legal skills and business of law, while offering a practical context and relevance to these legal principles.
It will develop your ability to apply relevant legal knowledge to realistic, client-based scenarios, before building your skills in communicating legal analysis and arguments clearly and succinctly. It will also build your professional skills through the study of law from a contextual and practical perspective.
Students who wish to take the 18 month route will also complete the Professional Development Planning Programme (PDP) module. Embedded in the 18-month option, the PDP programme can contribute to your success at finding jobs and post-study work visa opportunities. It provides a structured approach to professional development, helping you gain the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to sustain a career in your chosen field. You will receive additional sessions which run alongside academic terms to prepare for the six months of career practice which may include projects, voluntary work, placement or internship opportunities. In addition to your academic study, you can benefit from:
Self-serve skills content for independent study
Access to LinkedIn Learning courses
Speaker events from professionals in industry
Masterclasses to enhance your employability
Employability activities on our Virtual Campus or in-centre
Intensive preparation for interview opportunities if you meet the criteria
Academic and Assessment Support
Leading through Digital Disruption
Professional Conduct and Client Care
Data Driven Decisions for Business
Business of Law Project
How the course is assessed
The LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course will be assessed through a variety of methods including
Coursework (to test written skills)
Examinations (including multiple choice and problem-based questions)
Coursework is in the form of written opinions .
Examinations will be with written elements or multiple-choice questions where assessment material is released in advance.
BPP University offers flexibility in how these assessments are undertaken, and the programmes will utilise online tools (where available) to deliver assessments. On occasion, some assessments may require attendance at a physical location.
How you will learn
When you study with BPP, you will experience an innovative and personalised learning methodology designed to best prepare you for the assessments and a career in legal practice.
In addition, you will have the support of a dedicated personal tutor and access to The Hub, BPP’s new learning environment, which provides 24/7 access to learning materials and resources, with a dedicated app for Android and iOS.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q Is BPP University LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course a law conversion course?
A No, BPP University LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course is not a law conversion course. If you are a non-law graduate and your career aspiration is to qualify as a solicitor or barrister, you can firstly study one of the dedicated law conversion courses at BPP University before progressing onto one of the SQE or BTC courses.
Q What is the academic entry requirements of BPP University LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course?
A If you have a minimum of a 2:2 Honours degree in any subject other than law from a UK or recognised international university or equivalent.
Q How the LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course is taught?
A The course is delivered by a range of international experts and guest lecturers, from leading academics, researchers, judges, officials and practitioners from various legal systems.
Q How much minimum deposit I will need to pay to request CAS from BPP University for the LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course?
A You will need to pay £6300 minimum tuition fee deposit to request CAS from BPP University for the LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course (both 12 months and 18 months). If you pay full fees, you will get additional £500 discount on net fees. The net tuition fees after bursary is £10500 for 12 month duration and £13500 for 18 month duration.
Q How can apply for the BPP University LLM Professional Legal Studies with Business course?
A Total Student Care (TSC) is an official international agent of BPP University. Contact us for further information and admission team will provide you help and support to submit your application to BPP University.