LLM International Commercial Law and Legal Practice

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Law

Academically rigorous, relevant and socially responsive, this LLM offers a distinct approach to studying international commercial law.

LLM International Commercial Law and Legal Practice
Duration

1 year (full-time)
2 years (part-time)

Number of Credits

180 credits

Start date

September 2024

Degree Type

LLM

Modules

Skills

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Study in an innovative student-centered learning environment.

Our LLM International Commerical Law and Legal Practice will give you the knowledge and understanding of the key legal issues and regulatory framework that governs international commercial law and dispute resolution.

You will learn how to apply this knowledge to a range of different cases and develop the essential skills for a career as a practising commercial lawyer within governments or international organisations.

How you'll learn

Learn how to apply your knowledge in practice.

Our LLM International Commercial Law and Legal Practice uses an issues-based approach to examining the language of regulation and reality of international commercial law.

You'll develop skills such as:

  • Research and analysis
  • Litigation
  • Extrajudicial dispute resolution
  • Project management
  • Advocacy
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Problem-based and interactive learning will instil the ability to learn from experience and enable you to master concepts faster, absorb and integrate new information, and act strategically.

The course provides an understanding and examination of key legal issues and offers you the opportunity to undertake in-depth analysis through completion of a dissertation.

Career options

Preparing you for a career in international commerical law and beyond.

With our specialised LLM International Commerical Law and Legal Practice programme you could work within a multi-national organisation which focuses on trade matters.

You could also work for governments, diplomatic institutions, think tanks, research and development organisations, or continue your academic career.

Given the current political situation, international commercial lawyers are likely to be in high demand. 

 

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How our careers service supports you

Our careers support team is available to support you from the start of your studies until after you graduate.

We will help you build your CV, prepare for interviews, and meet and learn from successful graduates working at the top of their careers.

Application Info

How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

If you need any help or advice with your application, or just want to ask us a question before you apply, please do not hesitate to contact us.

International students
Please note that most international applicants have to pay a deposit before securing their place.

  • See our Finance pages for more details

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Tuition fees and funding

September 2024 entry tuition fees

UK EU and International
£11,025 £17,325

Specific Entry Requirements

Candidates should have an undergraduate degree in Law (2:2 or higher).

Validation and curriculum review

What is validation?
Validation is a formal process through which the University approves a programme (content, teaching, learning and assessment) as being of appropriate standard and quality. This is a normal process used throughout the university sector.

The University expects to publish details of the validated programme in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

What is curriculum review?
Curriculum review is the regular and systematic monitoring and reviewing of programmes. It is a normal process in the sector and it is the way by which the university ensures that your course remains up-to-date and relevant. The process may result in changes to the content, structure and/or assessment of the programme.

The University expects to publish details of the re-validated programme by 31 March in the academic year prior to the start date of the programme. You are advised to check the University website at that time to ensure that you have up-to-date information. In the meantime, if you require information you should contact 0208 392 3232.

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Our Research

Our research is focused on producing world class impactful research on a range of contemporary issues affecting global businesses, public and private organisations and their managers. Our primary focus is on research that helps to build sustainable organisations and enterprises that are effective, ethical and promote social justice. Click here to view our research page.

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