LPC providers compared

 

      No. of places
FT • PT
  Fees (2018/19)   Exam Format   LLM?   Electives
                       
  Anglia Ruskin University   60 FTE   FT: £9,500   Mostly open book   X   Billing, File Managament and Commercial Awareness • Career Development • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Child Care • Employment • Family • Negotiation • Private Client
                       
  Birmingham City University   60 • 40   FT: £8,900
PT: £4,450 p.a.
  Mostly open book     Commercial Property • Commercial Law and Practice • Employment Law • Family Law • Immigration Law • 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.     Commercial Litigation • Commercial Property • Employment Law • Family Law • Private Client • Personal Injury • Mergers and Acquisitions • Child Care • Intellectual Property
                       
  BPP Birmingham   3,307 FTE nationally   FT: £12,740
PT: £6,370 p.a.
  Mainly via unseen, written examinations. There are also two oral assessments, an online multiple choice assessment and a 'take away' research paper.     Commercial Law & IP • Advanced Commercial Property • Advanced Criminal Litigation • Corporate Finance • Debt Finance • Employment Law • Equity Finance • Family Law • Immigration Law • Insurance Law • International Trade and Transactions • Media and Entertainment • Medical Negligence and Personal Injury• Private Acquisitions • Private Client (Wills, Probate and Estate Planning) • Advanced Commercial Litigation
  BPP Bristol     FT: £12,740
PT: £6,370 p.a.
     
  BPP Cambridge     FT: £12,740
PT: £6,370 p.a.
     
  BPP Leeds     FT: £11,930
PT: £5,965 p.a.
     
  BPP London Holborn     FT: £16,200
PT: £8,100 p.a.
     
  BPP Manchester     FT: £11,930
PT: £5,965 p.a.
     
                       
  Bristol Law School at UWE   100 • 100   FT: £11,500
PT: £5,750 p.a.
  Mostly open book   LLM only   Acquisitions • Commercial • Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution • Commercial Property • Advanced Criminal Litigation • Employment Law • Family Law and Practice • IP and Competition Law • Media and Entertainment Law • Personal Injury and Clin Neg • Private Client (Estate Planning) • Public Childcare and Housing Law Practice • Public Company Finance
                       
  Cardiff Law School   180 • 40   FT: £12,490
PT: £6,620 p.a.
  Mostly open book   X   Child Care • Commercial Property • Commercial Litigation • Employment Law • Family Law • IP • Mergers and Acquisitions • Personal Injury • Private Client •
                       
  University of Central Lancaster   80 • 40   FT: £10,000
PT: £5,000 p.a.
  Open book   LLM only   Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial Property • Elderly Clients Law and Practice • Employment Law • Family Law and Practice • Immigration Law • IP • Personal Injury and Clin Neg
                       
  City Law School   176 • 0   FT: £14,750   Open book     Advanced Civil Litigation • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial Law • Employment Law • Equity Finance • Family Law • Media Law • Mergers & Acquisitions • Private Client
                       
  De Montfort University   80 • 80   FT: £10,250
PT: £10,250
  Open book (except solicitors' accounts)   X   Child Care • Commercial • Commercial Property • Commercial Litigation • Employment • Family • Personal Injury and Clin Neg • Private Client • Sport and Media
                       
  ULaw Birmingham   4,750 • 2,000   FT & PT: £13,150*   Open and closed book     Advanced Criminal Practice • Advanced Real Estate • Banking and Debt Finance • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial Law  Competition Law • Employment Law • Family Law • Immigration • Insurance • Intellectual Property • Mergers and Acquisitions • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence • Private Client • Public Companies
  ULaw Bristol     FT & PT: £13,150*      
  ULaw Chester     FT & PT: £12,300*      
  ULaw Exeter


    FT & PT: £13,150*      
  ULaw Guildford     FT & PT: £13,150*      
  ULaw Leeds     FT & PT: £12,300*      
  ULaw Liverpool     FT & PT: £12,300*      
  ULaw London
   (Bloomsbury & Moorgate)
    FT & PT: £16,750*      
  ULaw Manchester     FT & PT: £12,300*      
  ULaw Reading     FT & PT: £13,150*      
                       
  Leeds Beckett University   105 FTE   FT: £7,700**
PT: £3,850**
  Mostly open book     Commercial Law & Practice • Employment Law • Mental Health Law • Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence Litigation • Private Acquisitions • Commercial Dispute Resolution • Commercial Leases • Family Law
                       
  Liverpool John Moores University   72 • 72   FT: £10,300
PT: £5,150 p.a.
  Open book (except solicitors' accounts)     Advanced Criminal Litigation Law and Practice • Advanced Personal Injury Law and Practice • Commercial Property Law and Practice • Employment Law and Practice • Family Law and Practice • General Commercial Law and Practice • Housing Law and Practice
                       
  London Metropolitan University   32 • 64   FT: £10,200
PT: £5,100 p.a.
  Open book     Child Law and Practice • Civil and Commercial Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution • Commercial Law and Practice • Employment Law and Practice • Family Law and Practice • Housing Law and Practice • Immigration Law and Practice • Intellectual Property Law and Practice
                       
  Manchester Metropolitan University   88 • 66   FT: £10,500
PT: £875 per 10 credit units
  Open book     Advanced Criminal Litigation • Commercial Law • Commercial Litigation • Commercial Property • Corporate Practice • Employment Law and Practice • Family Law and Practice • Immigration Law • Media and Entertainment Law • Personal Injury Litigation • Wills, Probate and Estate Planning.
                       
  Northumbria University   100 • 50   FT: £10,495
PT: £5,247.50 p.a.
  Both open and closed book     Advanced Advocacy Child Care • Employment Law • Family Law • Housing Law • Intellectual Property • Planning and Environmental Law • Law and the Elderly Client • Student Law Office • Mental Health • Commercial Law • Sales and Acquisitions • Corporate Debt and Restructuring
                       
  Nottingham Law School   Variable   FT: £11,300
PT: £5,650 p.a.
  Prescribed materials allowed   LLM only   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: £11,650
PT: £5,825 p.a.
  Both open and closed book + dissertation     Acquisitions and Mergers • Commercial Law • Commercial Property • Corporate Finance • Private Client • Criminal Litigation • Employment Law • Family Law • Commercial Litigation • Personal Injury
                       
  University of South Wales   30 • 30   FT: £10,000
PT: £5,000 p.a.
  Mostly open book   X   Family Law and Practice • Employment Law and Practice • Commercial Property • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Litigation • Advanced Business and Corporate Law and Practice • Wills and Estate Planning • Advanced Criminal Litigation
                       
  Staffordshire University   150 FTE   FT: £10,900   Mostly open book     Corporate and Commercial Client • Commercial Property • Employment Law • Family Law • Advanced Criminal Practice • Advanced Civil Litigation and Dispute Resolution • Private Client
                       
  University of Sunderland   40   FT: £9,750   Open Book   LLM only   Litigation and Advocacy • Wills and Administration of Estates • Solicitors’ Accounts • Two optional modules of your choice • Optional modules Commercial Contracts • Commercial Property • Employment Law and Practice • Family Law and Practice • Housing Law and Practice • Advanced Personal Injury Litigation
                       
  Swansea University   100 FTE   FT: £10,900
PT: £5,450 p.a.
  Mostly open book     Family and Child Law and Practice • Advanced Commercial Law • Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence • Business Leases • Employment Law and Practice • Advanced Criminal Practice
                       
  University of West London   60 FTE   FT & PT: £13,000   Open book     Advanced Litigation • Commercial Leases • Employment Law and Practice • Family Law and Practice • Housing and Residential, Landlord and Tenant Law • Immigration Law and Practice
                       
  University of Westminster   120 • 64   FT: £14,500*
PT: £7,250 p.a.*
  Mostly open book     Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence • Immigration Law • Housing Law • Employment Law • Clinical Elective (via the Student Law Centre) • Commercial Litigation • Private Acquisitions • Entertainment and Media • Commercial Property • Commercial Law
                       
  University of Wolverhampton   60 • 40   FT: £10,000
PT: £5,100 p.a.
  Both open and closed book     Commercial Law • Commercial Property Law • Employment Law • Family Law • Housing Law • Immigration and Welfare Law • Insolvency Law • Personal Injury Litigation
                       
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FTE = full-time equivalent                                                                                                                                      * 2019/20 fees
** 2017/18 fees                                                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                     

This table is based on information provided to Chambers Student in October 2018. All data is for the 2018/19 academic year unless otherwise indicated.