BPP University

Introduction

BPP University is one of the UK’s leading private universities dedicated to business and the professions. The University's aims are to promote excellence in professional education by being forward-thinking, progressive and innovative, to bridge the gap between education and professional practice, to inspire and challenge tomorrow's business and professional people in a supportive learning environment.

BPP University provides degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level across its Law School, Business School and School of Health, with over 11,000 international students currently studying.

We are proud of our integrated, multicultural community and welcome students from all over the world to study at one of our centres in the UK’s most exciting cities. International students will be reassured to learn that we have a diverse and multicultural study environment with students from over 100 countries. You will be part of this rich community and surrounded by students who prioritise professional study and their career.

Voted the UK's Best Higher Education Provider by Education Investor Magazine in 2013, our links with leading businesses and organisations allow us to provide you with a highly regarded professional education. Our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health.

At BPP University your career begins as soon as you join us

At BPP University experienced solicitors, accountants, business and healthcare professionals teach you to become the solicitors, accountants, business people and healthcare professionals of tomorrow. Our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health.

When you finish your undergraduate studies at BPP University, you will be in an ideal position to start your new career. However, should you wish to progress your studies further, our postgraduate programmes in law, business, banking, finance, management, chiropractic, psychology, dentistry or healthcare will be invaluable in taking your career to the next level.

Alternatively, the Professional Qualifications and Professional Development courses on offer by the BPP Professional Education Group will allow you to qualify with a number of professional bodies, such as the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Chartered Managment Institute (CMI), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Banking Institute (CBI) should you choose one of these professions.

The BPP Professional Education Group, founded by Alan Brierley, Richard Price and Charles Prior (Brierley, Price and Prior), is a global education provider delivering world-class professional qualifications. The group delivers programmes across the UK, internationally and through innovative online learning platforms. BPP University is part of the BPP Professional Education Group. However, BPP University is a distinct legal entity with its own degree-awarding powers approved by the UK Privy Council.

Our mission

BPP University is a specialist provider of professional and business education whose mission is to challenge the education status quo to improve the lives of our students and whose aims are:

To promote excellence in professional education by being forward-thinking, progressive and innovative, to bridge the gap between education and professional practice, to inspire and challenge tomorrow’s business and professional people in a supportive learning environment.

BPP University Schools

Business School

BPP University Business School is here to prepare you for a career in Business, Accounting, Management, Banking or Finance. A business qualification will also help you to develop the skills you will need for professional success whether you want to start up your own business, develop your family firm or work in a corporate setting. We offer a range of undergraduate degrees with varying levels of speciality – allowing you to choose from the beginning which career path to take.

Being part of the wider BPP Professional Education Group, which trains numerous professionals within many FTSE 100 companies, means that we continue to nurture relationships with the professional world to ensure our programmes are relevant to today’s business needs. Whether you study in London or Manchester our outstanding facilities and professional environment prepare you for the corporate world from day one.

Law School

BPP University Law School's reputation for excellence, built on our proven ability to offer students the skills they need to succeed in law, is why many students choose to study with us.

It's not by chance that many leading law firms in the UK send their trainees only to BPP University Law School for their legal education. Our Law School is based in two centres in London, in the heart of legal London in Holborn and on the Southbank at Waterloo. We also have centres in Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Liverpool, Cambridge and Manchester.

School of Health

BPP University School of Health provides you with the knowledge and practical skills you need for a professional healthcare career, bringing together high-quality tutors and facilities to help you make the most of your potential. BPP University School of Health provides higher education in psychology, nursing, chiropractic, dentistry and health and social care.

Based in London, Abingdon and Manchester, our centres offer the comprehensive support and resources that you will need to be successful in your studies.

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Programs

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Course

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC)

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester London Birmingham Bristol Leeds + 5 more

If your goal is to become a barrister, BPP University's Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) provides the best possible training. We offer advocacy and conference sessions taught in groups of four, true-to-life mock trials and assessments and the widest range of electives of any provider. [+]

If your goal is to become a barrister, BPP University's Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) provides the best possible training. We offer advocacy and conference sessions taught in groups of four, true-to-life mock trials and assessments and the widest range of electives of any provider. In addition, our Careers Service pulls out all the stops to help you secure pupillage.

On successfully completing our BPTC, you will be fully prepared for the demands of life as a barrister – and will be eligible to be called to the Bar of England and Wales (subject to meeting the qualifying session requirement of your Inn of Court).

The legal profession can be demanding and being a barrister is not for everyone. It is recommended that you read this important information issued by the Bar Standards Board if you wish to study for the Bar of England and Wales.... [-]


Diploma

Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester London Birmingham + 3 more

The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) is the conversion course for non-law graduates who want to qualify as either solicitors or barristers. We have created additional professional skills workshops to help boost your practical skills, developed in conjunction with leading law firms to prepare you for practice. [+]

Our GDL is designed to help you make a smooth transition from being a non-law graduate into a career in law. As well as converting your non-law degree, you will benefit from a real insight into life in practice. Our course is delivered by industry specialists, many of whom have been practicing solicitors and barristers. They bring a wealth of practical experience to the classroom and teach in innovative ways, ensuring that you are well prepared for the next stage of your training and can demonstrate a higher competency when applying for training contracts and pupillages.

The Graduate Diploma in Law is often referred to as the conversion course for non-law graduates who wish to qualify as either a solicitor or a barrister. Recruiters actively seek out students with a diverse range of transferable skills, with many firms recruiting half of their trainees from a non-law (GDL) background. ... [-]

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (LPC)

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool + 6 more

Our LPC gives you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor, giving you the legal knowledge, skills, and commercial understanding to thrive in today's market. We will equip you with more than just legal knowledge - we focus on the all-around legal skills and commercial awareness employers are seeking. [+]

Our LPC gives you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor, giving you the legal knowledge, skills, and commercial understanding to thrive in today's market. We will equip you with more than just legal knowledge - we focus on the all-around legal skills and commercial awareness employers are seeking.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, known as the Legal Practice Course (LPC) is your bridge between the academic world and professional life in a law firm. It is no coincidence that BPP University’s LPC is the first choice of many leading law firms who exclusively send their trainees to study with us. We are selected by these firms above other law schools because of the professional relevance of our education and the enviably high standard of our teaching, facilities, and materials.... [-]


LLB

LLB (Hons)

Online Campus Full time Part time 2 - 3 years August 2018 United Kingdom Manchester London + 3 more

This practical law degree is designed to make you 'career-ready' by giving you the skills you need to succeed in legal practice. It's perfect whether you want to move on to the Legal Practice Course (LPC) to be a solicitor, or take the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) if you aim to be a barrister. [+]

Our practical law degrees are designed to help you become career-ready by giving you the skills you need to succeed in legal practice.

Recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB) as a Qualifying Law Degree (QLD), they are perfect if you want to move on to the Legal Practice Course (LPC) to be a solicitor, or undertake the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) if you aim to be a barrister. You may also want to use the knowledge and skills you have learned to open the doors to a variety of other rewarding careers.

With over 20 years' experience in delivering professional legal qualifications, we have proudly earned our place as one of the largest law schools in the UK.... [-]


LLM

LLM [Law Conversion]

Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 9 - 18 months September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The LLM [Law Conversion] is ideal for non-law graduates to convert to a career in law. From qualified solicitors, barristers and judges you will gain a practical ground in law. [+]

The LLM [Law Conversion] is ideal for non-law graduates to convert to a career in law. From qualified solicitors, barristers and judges you will gain a practical ground in law.

Recruiters actively seek out students with a diverse range of transferable skills, with many firms recruiting half of their trainees from a non-law (GDL) background. The LLM [Law Conversion] ensures that you can demonstrate a higher competency when applying for training contracts and pupillages, by focussing on research and ensuring you have the ability to apply the law in practice.

On successful completion, you can progress directly onto the Legal Practice Course (LPC) if you want to become a solicitor, or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) if you aim to become a barrister. In addition, students will also graduate with an internationally recognized standalone Master’s qualification... [-]


LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors)

Campus Full time Part time 9 - 24 months September 2018 United Kingdom Manchester London Birmingham Bristol Cambridge Leeds Liverpool + 7 more

The LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School’s highly regarded Legal Practice Course giving you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor. [+]

The LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School’s highly regarded Legal Practice Course giving you the essential training you need to become a qualified solicitor. In addition, you can select from a range of modules designed to help you gain additional knowledge and develop new skills highly sought after by the profession to enhance your employability.

The LLM Legal Practice qualifies for a postgraduate loan of up to £10,280 from the Student Loans Company.

Our LLM Legal Practice will equip you with more than just legal knowledge and skills – we focus on the all-around professional skills employers are seeking.It is your bridge between the academic world and professional life in a law firm, giving you the necessary legal knowledge, skills, and commercial understanding to thrive in today’s market. By choosing to study your LLM Legal Practice with BPP University Law School, you’ll have the best possible start to your legal career.Our LLM Legal Practice incorporates BPP University Law School's highly regarded LPC. It is no coincidence that our LPC is the first choice of many leading law firms, who exclusively send their trainee solicitors to study with us. We are selected by these firms above other law schools because of the professional relevance of our education and the enviably high standard of our teaching, facilities, and materials.By choosing to study your LLM Legal Practice with us, you'll have the best possible start to your legal career:... [-]


Master of Laws (LLM)

Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 2 more

Choosing to study a Master of Laws, or LLM could give you an advantage in an increasingly competitive market, by providing you with practical and relevant knowledge of the key issues in a specialized area of law. [+]

Choosing to study a Master of Laws, or LLM could give you an advantage in an increasingly competitive market, by providing you with practical and relevant knowledge of the key issues in a specialized area of law.

Our LLM offers a wide range of specialist areas to help you develop your legal skills and knowledge, ranging from Financial Regulation and Compliance to Chinese Business and Investment Law. Choose from over 20 specialist electives to build your own LLM, designed with the needs of practitioners in mind. Each is fully flexible with full-time and part-time study options, meaning that you can undertake an LLM at any time in your academic or professional career.

Key Information Meet eminent academics, officials, judges, and practitioners through our guest speaker programme Develop your knowledge and skills in specific areas of law by choosing from at least 20 specialist electives Funding available through Scholarships, interest-free payment plans, and Future Finance student loans Outstanding careers support and an opportunity to gain legal experience by working on real-life cases through our award-winning Pro Bono Centre to help you improve your employment prospects Gain a wider strategic understanding of how commercial law works in practice Gain an LLM with commercial edge ... [-]