Birmingham City University - True Picture

Birmingham City University



The facts

Location: Birmingham (city centre)

Number of LPC places: 60 FT, 40 PT

LPC fees (2017/18): £8,900 FT, £4,450 PT

Graduates say...

...on the teaching:

“Definitely a good place to study. I put myself out there in terms of extracurricular stuff and joined the legal society. I built up relationships with tutors and it was a really positive experience.”

Chambers says...

A good-value Midlands option, BCU particularly impresses with its 'Virtual Solicitor's Office' – an online learning platform that combines prepping for sessions with simulating the life of a mid-size firm. Back in the real world, the law schoolrecently movedto a fancy new city centre building with all the mod cons and two libraries, so there should be enough space to sit down and cram come exam time, including an LPC-only dedicated resource room. There's a broad enough range of electives if you want to keep your options open, but most graduates go to high-street, rather than City or national practices. The school also offers a wide range of pro bono opportunities for students, helping you gain experience and boost your CV.

 

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