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Law & Professional Practice MSc/PGDip

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The MSc Law & Professional Practice is a two-year postgraduate degree, with the first year available as a stand-alone Postgraduate Diploma. It enables graduates without prior legal education or training in the UK to prepare for a career in an evolving and competitive sector as a solicitor or barrister, providing a comprehensive and rigorous graduate introduction to law and practice.

Key benefits

  • Achieve your master’s level legal training from a world-class Russell Group university where both legal research and breadth of professional experience inform your teaching.
  • Gain deep foundational legal knowledge, study specialist, practice-based legal subjects and develop critical legal practice skills to maximise your employability prospects.
  • Develop your academic and professional skills, knowledge, and practical experience by working in small groups, in the manner of teams in a law firm, applying legal principles to client issues focused on ‘real-life’ problems, with our bespoke problem-based learning approach.
  • Taught by leading legal academics and experienced lawyers who have also worked extensively in legal education, supported by King’s professional networks and links with law firms, and underpinned by the academic excellence and the cutting-edge research of our globally renowned Law School.
  • Includes access to BARBRI SQE1 preparation course at no cost (MSc) or at 50% discount (PGDip).

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Employability

Our Law & Professional Practice programme provides non-law graduates with knowledge in specialist, practice-based legal subjects. This combined with the critical legal practice skills gained will benefit students planning a career in Law. Additionally, the course includes a number of transferable skills, such as the ability to self-manage and communicate well, which are valuable when applying for professional roles.

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Employability

Our Law & Professional Practice programme provides non-law graduates with knowledge in specialist, practice-based legal subjects. This combined with the critical legal practice skills gained will benefit students planning a career in Law. Additionally, the course includes a number of transferable skills, such as the ability to self-manage and communicate well, which are valuable when applying for professional roles.

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