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Apprenticeships starting September 2024

Applications are submitted online via our website.  Applications open at midday on Monday 4th September 2023.  The deadline for submission is midday on Thursday 16th November 2023

To apply please click here.

For applications and payment submitted by midday on Wednesday 4th October 2023 the fee is £250.  For applications and payment submitted after midday on 4th October 2023 to midday on 16th November 2023 the fee is £340. Your application will not be complete until payment has been received.


Admissions Test 

The Admissions Test will take place on Wednesday 20th December 2023.


Information Booklet for Applicants 2024

Click here to download the Information Booklet for Applicants for commencement in September 2024.


Tuition Fees

Click here to download the IPLS Tuition Fees.  


The Lord Kerr Bar Scholarship 2023

This Scholarship is given in memory of Baron Kerr of Tonaghmore (1948-2020), Law alumnus of Queen’s University Belfast (1969), former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland and Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom. This award covers payment of IPLS fees for the one-year IPLS Bar course. Currently (2023/24) £10,400. For further information on eligibility, terms and conditions and application process click here


Admissions Test Past Papers

Past papers from the last three years of the Admissions test are available here.


Equal Opportunities Form

After completing the on-line applicant process, please download the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, complete the form and return it to IPLS in the post.


Please contact the Admissions Officer at if you have any queries.