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Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) - full-time


In Birmingham ()

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    10 Months


Emagister adds to its catalog the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) - full-time for the students who wish to train as a barrister, the programme is designed to help you secure pupillage.

You can expect high standards of tutoring by qualified practitioners with unparalleled experience in delivering advocacy.

Choose our BPTC LLM and make your pupillage applications stand out - working on real life pro bono legal cases.

If you want to enjoy all the benefits of the course, contact with us through our website so we can provide you with the most relevant information.

To take into account

To be eligible to take up your place, you must comply with the requirements for commencing a Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) set out by the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The Academic Stage Handbook at gives you full information about these requirements.

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Course programme

Course Programme

Knowledge areas

Civil litigation and evidenceCriminal litigation, evidence and sentencingProfessional ethics

Core skills

Advocacy, including examination-in-chief, cross-examination and civil applicationsConferencingDraftingOpinion writingResolution of disputes out of court

Study options

In your final term, you’ll choose to study two options from a list that includes:

Advanced criminal litigationAlternative dispute resolution: mediationChanceryInternational commercial practiceEmployment tribunal practiceFamily practiceImmigration practice and asylumJudicial reviewPersonal injury and clinical negligence

Additional information

English language requirement

You must be fluent in English and you will need to be able to demonstrate your oral and written English is equivalent to:

- IELTS (academic): Score of 7.5 in all four areas- ISE IV (Trinity College London): Pass in all four components

- Pearsons (academic): Score of 73 in all four areas- Cambridge English: First Certificate, Advanced and Proficiency (test taken before January 2016): Overall 191 with no one component below 191

- Cambridge English: First Certificate (test taken before January 2016): Pass at Grade A and Exceptional in all four components

- Cambridge English: Advanced (test taken before January 2016): Pass at Grade B or C and Borderline in all four components

Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) - full-time

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