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How to Apply

Full time LPC

All applications for the full-time Legal Practice Course (for Stages 1 and 2 combined or for Stage 1 only) have to be made online through the Legal Practice Course Central Applications Board at


Part time LPC

Applications for the part-time LPC are made direct to the University and not through the Central Applications Board. Please read our Guidance Notes before applying online.

You must have a qualifying law degree or a CPE / GDL or similar qualification such as FILEX in order to start the LPC

How we determine your application

When determining whether to offer you a place, we take into account the following criteria:

We conduct our student recruitment, selection and assessment procedures on an equal opportunities basis. We are committed to ensuring that all applicants are treated equally, regardless of their age, colour, race, ethnic or national origins, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family responsibilities, physical or sensory disabilities, or their political or religious beliefs.

Stage 2 only applications

If you have already studied Stage 1 of the LPC and wish to study one or more Stage 2 vocational electives at Cardiff please contact us direct (Tel: +44 (0)29 208 74941 or email

Our Stage 2 vocational electives are delivered from March to June in each year.

Requirements for enrolment

Students wishing to embark on the LPC must ensure before they enrol on the course that they:

You will not be able to start the LPC if you do not satisfy these two requirements. Please see for more information.



Further Information

Full time LPC

Legal Practice Course Central Applications Board
P O Box 84
Surrey GU3 1YX


+44 (0)1483 301282

Part time LPC

LPC Course Administrator
Centre for Professional Legal Studies
Law Building
Museum Ave
CF10 3AX
Wales, UK


  +44 (0)29 208 74941


Related Links

Central Applications Board

Student Membership

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