LPC providers compared

      No. of places   Fees (2016/17)   Exam Format   Electives
      FT • PT            
                   
  Anglia Ruskin University   60 FTE   FT: £9,000   Open book   Billing, File Managament and Commercial Awareness • Career Development • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Child Care • Employment • Family • Negotiation • Private Client
                   
  Birmingham City University   60 • 40   FT: £9,800 • PT: £4,900 pa   Mostly open book   Commercial Property • Commercial • Employment • Family • Immigration  Personal Injury and Clin Neg • Private Client
                   
  Bournemouth University   60 FTE   FT: £11,500   Partly closed book. Students are allowed to bring certain permitted materials.   Advanced Litigation• Commercial • Commercial Property • Employment • Family • Private Client
                   
  BPP Birmingham       FT: £11,970 • PT: £5,985 pa   Mainly via unseen, written examinations. There are also two oral assessments, an online multiple choice assessment and a 'take away' research paper.   Commercial & IP • Commercial Litigation • Commercial Property • Criminal Litigation • Corporate Finance • Debt Finance • Employment • Equity Finance • Family • Immigration • Insurance • International Trade • Media & Entertainment • Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Private Acquisitions • Private Client (Wills, Probate & Estate Planning)
  BPP Bristol       FT: £11,970 • PT: £5,985 pa
   
  BPP Cambridge       FT: £11,970 • PT: £5,985 pa
   
  BPP Leeds   3,307 FTE nationally   FT: £11,210 • PT: £5,605 pa    
  BPP Liverpool       FT: £11,210 • PT: £5,605 pa    
  BPP London Holborn       FT: £15,240 • PT: £7,620 pa    
  BPP Manchester       FT: £11,210 • PT: £5,605 pa    
                   
  Bristol Law School at UWE   60-65 • 35   FT: £11,000 • PT: £5,500 pa   Mostly open book   Acquisitions • Commercial • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution • Commercial Property • Criminal Litigation • Employment • Family • IP & Competition • Media & Entertainment • Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Private Client (Estate Planning) • Public Childcare & Housing • Public Company Finance
                   
  Cardiff Law School   180 • 40   FT: £11,485 • PT: £12,165 (2 years)   Open book   Child Care • Commercial Property • Commercial Litigation • Employment • Family • IP • Mergers and Acquisitions • Personal Injury • Private Client •
                   
  University of Central Lancaster   80 • 40   FT: £9,000 • PT: £4,100 pa   Open book   Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial Property • Elderly Clients • Employment • Family • Immigration • IP • Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Residential tenancies
                   
  City Law School   176 • 0   FT: £14,000   Open book   Civil Litigation • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial • Employment • Equity Finance • Family • Media • Mergers, Acquisitions & Takeovers • Private Client
                   
  De Montfort University   80 • 80   FT: £9,400 • PT: £4,700 pa   Open book (except solicitors' accounts)   Child Care • Commercial • Commercial Property • Commercial Litigation • Employment • Family • Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Private Client • Sport and Media
                   
                   
                   
                   
                   
  ULaw Birmingham       FT: £11,950 • PT: £5,975 pa        
                   
  ULaw Bristol   4,750 • 2,000   FT: £11,950 • PT: £5,975 pa   Open and closed book   Banking & Debt Finance • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial • Competition  Criminal Litigation • Employment • Family • Immigration • Insurance • International Arbitration • International Capital Markets • IP • Mergers & Acquisitions • Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Private Client  Public Companies • Real Estate
  ULaw Chester     FT: £11,200 • PT: £5,600 pa    
  ULaw Exeter     FT: £11,950 • PT: £5,975 pa    
  ULaw Guildford     FT: £12,450 • PT: £6,225 pa    
  ULaw Leeds     FT: £11,200 • PT: £5,600 pa    
  ULaw London 
   (Bloomsbury & Moorgate)
    FT: £15,240 • PT: £7,620 pa    
  ULaw Manchester     FT: £11,200 • PT: £5,600 pa    
                   
  Leeds Beckett University   105 FTE   FT: £7,700   Mostly open book   Commercial • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial Leases • Employment • Family  Mental Health  Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Private Acquisitions
                   
  Liverpool John Moores University   72 • 72   FT: £9,000 • PT: £4,500 pa   Open book   Commercial  Criminal Litigation • Client in the Community • Commercial Property • Employment • Family • PI • Private Client
                   
  London Metropolitan University   192 FTE   FT: £9,900 • PT: £4,285 pa   Open book   ADR and Mediation • Business Law • Child Care • Civil & Commercial Litigation • Commercial Law • Corporate • Employment • Family • Housing • Immigration • IP • Private Client • Property
                   
  Manchester Metropolitan University   168 • 72   FT: £10,068 • PT: £839 per 10 credit units   Mostly open book   Commercial • Commercial Litigation • Commercial Property • Corporate • Criminal Litigation • Employment  • Family • Housing • Immigration • Media • Personal Injury • Wills & Administration of Estates
                   
  Northumbria University   150 • 100   FT: £9,400 • PT: £4,700 pa   Both open and closed book   Advocacy • Child Care • Commercial • Commercial Leases • Corporate Debt & Restructuring • Employment • Family • Housing • IP • Law & the Elderly Client • Mental Health • Planning and Environment • Sales & Acquisitions • Student Law Office
                   
  Nottingham Law School   280 • 70   FT: £11,100 • PT: £5,550 pa   Prescribed materials allowed   Advocacy • Civil Litigation Commercial • Commercial Property • Corporate Finance • Crime • Employment • Family & Child Protection • Legal Practice Dissertation • Private Acquisitions • Private Client • Professional Legal Practice
                   
  University of Sheffield   180 • 36   FT: £11,000 • PT: £5,500 pa   Both open and closed book + dissertation   Acquisitions & Mergers • Commercial Litigation • Commercial Property • Corporate Finance • Criminal Litigation • Employment • Family Law • Personal Injury Litigation • Private Client
                   
  University of South Wales   90 • 40   FT: £9,700 • PT: £4,850 pa   Open book (except solicitors' accounts)   Business & Corporate • Commercial Property • Criminal Litigation • Employment • Family • Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Wills, Estate Planning & the Elderly Client
                   
  Staffordshire University   150 FTE   FT: £10,600   Mostly open book   Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution • Commercial Property • Corporate & Commercial • Crime • Employment • Family • Private Client
                   
  Swansea University   100 FTE   FT: £10,600 • PT: £5,300 pa   Mostly open book   Business Leases • Commercial • Crime • Employment • Family • Personal Injury & Clin Neg
                   
  University of West London   60 • 30   FT: £10,950 • PT: £4,100 plus £950 per elective   Open book   Commercial Leases • Employment • Family • Housing & Residential Landlord & Tenant • Immigration Litigation/Personal Injury 
                   
  University of Westminster   120 • 64   FT: £12,000 • PT: £6,000 pa   Open book (except solicitors' accounts)   Commercial • Commercial Litigation • Commercial Property • Employment • Entertainment & Media • Family • Housing • Immigration • Internet & Social Media • Personal Injury & Clin Neg • Private Acquisitions • Student Law Centre
                   
  University of Wolverhampton   60 • 30   FT: £9,800 • PT: £4,900 pa   Both open and closed book   Commercial Law • Commercial Property • Employment • Family • Housing • Immigration & Welfare • Insolvency • Personal Injury
                   
      FTE = full-time equivalent            

 

This table is based on information provided to the Chambers Student Guide in October 2016. All data is for the 2016/17 academic year.