Northumbria University Law School - True Picture

The facts

Location: Newcastle (city centre)

Number of LPC places: 150 FT, 100 PT

Number of BPTC places: 100 FT, 24 PT

LPC fees: £9,400 FT, £4,700 PT

BPTC fees: £12,500 FT, £6,250 PT

Graduates say...

...on the teaching:

“The lecturers were there to help you develop, not just make it onto a training contract.”

“I really connected with the lecturers. They were excellent and they made everything easier.”

“Forward-thinking and novel.” 

Chambers says...

Northumbria stands out for its exempting degrees, which allow students to roll their LPC or BPTC into a four-year undergraduate degree. It's a great opportunity to save on professional course fees, although we should note that Northumbria offers the country's most affordable BPTC, and the full-time LPC is pretty reasonable too. Facilities are pretty swish and students on both courses have the opportunity to work on live cases at the Student Law Office, either in their spare time or as a module. While it has a good reputation among northern practitioners, Northumbria doesn't send many grads to London. This quibble aside, students here get a good deal of bang for their buck.

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