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BPTC Providers Comparison Table

Want to become a barrister and wondering how to choose a BPTC provider? You’ve come to the right place! This page features our BPTC course comparison table, which details various BPTC providers, course details, tuition fees, assessment days and scholarships available.

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There are many factors to consider when considering BPTC providers. For example, does the law school offer scholarships to assist with tuition fees? Do you want to study full-time or part-time? Is there an assessment day and what will that entail? For example, at some law schools, this assessment day may involve an essay-based exam, an interview or a mock court hearing speech. For the details of these assessments, as well as information on entry requirements and course structure, it’s important to look at the individual law school’s website.

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Please note that the information in this BPTC providers comparison tool is checked and updated regularly to the best of our ability. However, the information may be subject to change and we therefore cannot guarantee the accuracy of all information at all times. We therefore recommend contacting the BPTC providers directly before making any significant BPTC course application decisions.

BPTC ProviderFull time?Part-time?Assessment day required?Course Fees (16/17)Scholarships available?Contact details
BPP Law School - LondonYYN£19,070Y - Full tuition, or £1,000 if international020 7430 2304
BPP Law School - LeedsYYN£15,680Y - Full tuition, or £1,000 if international0113 386 8250
BPP Law School - ManchesterYNN£15,130Y - Full tuition, or £1,000 if international0845 077 5566
BPP University - BirminghamYNN£15,680Y - Full tuition, or £1,000 if international03331 228 179
The University of Law - LondonYYY£17,500Y - £6,500 and £2,5000800 289997
The University of Law - BirminghamYNY£14,500Y - £4,000 and £2,0000800 289997
The University of Law - LeedsYNY£14,500Y - £4,000 and £2,0000800 289997
The City Law School - LondonYYNFT £18,500 or PT £9,250Y - full tuition, or partial (£5,000)020 7404 5787
Manchester Metropolitan UniversityYYNFT £14,480 or PT £7,515Y - £4,000 or £1,0000161 247 3053
Nottingham Law SchoolYNN£14,400Y - 25% tuition reduction or £1,0000115 848 4200
The University of Northumbria at NewcastleYYN£13,050Y0191 227 4453
University of the West of England - BristolYYN£13,950Y0117 965 6261
Cardiff Law SchoolYNN£14,890Y029 2087 6705

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