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The award-winning University of Law is based at the University of Reading's London Road campus and offers graduates a fast-track route to becoming a legal professional.

This collaboration makes Reading the ideal place to pursue your ambition to become a lawyer.

Conversion programmes

The University of Law offers a number of law conversion courses, which offer you a pathway to progress onto become a solicitor or barrister. In an increasingly competitive job market, a background in another degree subject — together with a law conversion course —can help to set you apart from other graduates in terms of transferable skills and knowledge.

Learn more about the conversion programmes 

Legal Practice Course (LPC)

The LPC bridges the gap between academic study and training in a law firm. If you are a graduate and you want to become a solicitor, the LPC represents the next stage of your training once you have gained a qualifying law degree or converted your non-law degree through the Graduate Diploma in Law.

Improve your career prospects by developing the essential professional skills for the legal job market. Through small group workshops, online learning resources and individual feedback, you will be taught by qualified lawyers with wide-ranging legal experience.

Learn more about the Legal Practice Course

Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) courses

The University of Law has developed a range of courses that will prepare you for a career as a solicitor, as part of the new SQE qualification route, as well as SQE success.

All of our SQE courses meet the requirements of legal recruiters who want their future trainees to have knowledge and skills beyond the SQE. 

Learn more about the SQE programmes