LLM International Commercial Law and Legal Practice

Postgraduate degree

LLM International Commercial Law and Legal Practice

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

Start Date:

September 2022

Duration:

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

Degree Type:

LLM

Number of credits:

180 credits

Faculty:

Business and Law

Specific entry requirements

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

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Course and Module Details

Overview:

Study a vibrant, stimulating, outward-looking and up-to-date LLM International Commercial Law and Legal Practice, in an innovative student-centred learning environment.

This LLM will give you the knowledge and understanding of the key legal issues and the 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.

Using an issues-based approach to examining the language of regulation and reality of international commercial law, you will learn how to apply your knowledge in practice. You will also develop key skills such as research and analysis, litigation and extrajudicial dispute resolution, project management, and advocacy. 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 the following key legal issues and offers students the opportunity to undertake in-depth analysis through completion of a dissertation.

Modules

 

Career Options

Given the current political situation, international commercial lawyers are likely to be in high demand. This specialised course will prepare you for many career opportunities within and beyond commercial law. As a practising international commercial lawyer 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.

How to apply

Postgraduate programmes

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

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We have general entry requirements for postgraduate courses. Many of our courses also have specific entry requirements. You can find details of these, and the fees for individual courses, on our postgraduate course pages.

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Yes, we offer a range of scholarships, alongside support on managing your finances while you are with us.

You can find more information on our postgraduate home and postgraduate international financial support pages. There are also other sources of external funding for international students available.

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