How many stages are there in the LPC?
There are two stages to studying the Legal Practice Course (LPC). The first involves completing four compulsory modules; the second allows you to make a selection of focused modules, depending on your interest areas and which version of the course you’re studying.
What grade is a distinction on LPC?
Distinction You will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate with a classification of Distinction if (i) you have passed all assessments with no resits; and (ii) have obtained an average mark of at least 70% across all three CPAs; and (iii) have obtained a mark of at least 70% in at least two of the three CPAs; and (iv …
Is the LPC being scrapped?
If you begin studying law after September 2021 the LPC will cease as a qualification route.
How long is the LPC at the University of law?
The LPC is the vocational stage of training that follows either a law degree or postgraduate law conversion course. It is a one-year, full-time (or two-year, part-time) course providing a bridge between academic study and training in a law firm.
What is the LPC pass rate?
In 2019/20, 57.7% of students successfully completed the LPC, which will eventually be replaced by the Solicitors Qualifying Exam, compared with 58% the previous academic year.
What happens if you fail LPC exam 3 times?
Referrals and Re-sits. Students may have three attempts at any assessment. If they are unsuccessful on the third attempt of a Stage 1 assessment, they fail that stage overall and Stage 1 of the course and all assessments must be re-taken.
What is the pass mark for LPC?
The LPC is assessed mainly via unseen, written examinations. There are also two oral assessments, an online multiple choice assessment and a ‘take away’ research paper. The pass mark for all assessments is 50%.
Are you a qualified solicitor after LPC?
The LPC is an expensive course, so before you commit, consider whether you can meet the character and suitability requirements to be admitted as a solicitor. Once you’ve completed the LPC, you’ll begin your period of recognised training, which is the final step towards qualifying. This will usually last for two years.
Is the SQE harder than the LPC?
Another factor to consider are the differences in the assessments: for example, the SQE has far more skills assessments than the LPC (16 tasks in total).
Can I study the LPC online?
Our LPC Online is a completely supported online study programme, offering you the best truly flexible route to your career as a solicitor. You can study where you want, receiving regular online support and feedback on your work from our professionally experienced tutors.
Is the LPC equivalent to a Masters?
Though the LPC is a postgraduate course, it is not classed as a Masters qualification. It’s also a vocational course, preparing you for practice as a solicitor. Completion of this course will enable you to progress to the final stage of solicitor training: the training contract.
What are the stages of the LPC?
The LPC comprises of two main stages: Stage One (core practice areas and skills). Stage one requires students to complete compulsory modules to gain a foundational understanding of certain areas of legal practice. There are criminal litigation, business law and practice, property law and practice, and civil litigation.
What is the Legal Practice Course (LPC)?
The Legal Practice Course (LPC), also known as the Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, is a vocational course taken following an undergraduate law degree or a law conversion, as part of the route to qualifying as a solicitor.
What is the LPC and how do I get It?
The LPC is the final vocational stage of training to become a qualified solicitor. You study the LPC after successful completion of a qualifying law degree, or other recognised qualifications.
What are the different stages of Law School?
Stage One (core practice areas and skills). Stage one requires students to complete compulsory modules to gain a foundational understanding of certain areas of legal practice. There are criminal litigation, business law and practice, property law and practice, and civil litigation. Stage Two (vocational electives).