Academic stage

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Glossary terms

academic stage of training

means the undertaking by an individual of the following programmes of study which satisfy the requirements of the Joint Statement:

  1. a Qualifying Law Degree;
  2. a CPE;
  3. an Exempting Law Degree; or
  4. an Integrated Course;

at an approved education provider


means the Solicitors Regulation Authority

approved education provider

means a provider recognised by the SRA as providing a Qualifying Law Degree, CPE, Exempting Law Degree, or an Integrated Course

Joint Statement

means the Joint Statement on Qualifying Law Degrees, prepared jointly by the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, setting out the conditions a law degree course must meet in order to be recognised by the SRA as a Qualifying Law Degree