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Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) - part-time

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    22 Months


Emagister adds to its catalog the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) - part-time. If you have a law degree or GDL and wish to train as a barrister, the course 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 these advantages, contact us through so we can give you the most relevant information about this course.

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).

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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 litigation
  • Alternative dispute resolution: mediation
  • Chancery
  • International commercial practice
  • Employment tribunal practice
  • Family practice
  • Immigration practice and asylum
  • Judicial review
  • Personal injury and clinical negligence

Additional information


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).

• You will be required to pass the Bar Standards Board aptitude test by 30 September 2017 (known as the Bar Course Aptitude Test - BCAT). Further details on this test can be found on the Bar Standards Board website

• You will need either a qualifying law degree (QLD) 2:1 minimum or an undergraduate degree in any other subject (2:1 minimum*) and a Graduate Diploma in Law/CPE

• For qualifying law degrees, all offers based on predicted grades will be conditional upon achieving a 2:1 or above 

• All applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria will be required to attend a Selection Interview at one of our centres at Birmingham, Leeds or London Bloomsbury

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) - part-time

Price on request