Taught course

International Business Law

Institution
Birmingham City University · School of Law
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipLLM

Entry requirements

Mininum 2:2 on a UK degree in law (e.g LLB): or Minimum 2:2 on a UK degree which includes law as a substantial component (e.g. BA Law and Management); or An equivalent overseas qualification. IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in each category), or equivalent will also be required for international students whose first language is not English.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The LLM International Business Law meets the current demand for specialist knowledge and skills in a rapidly expanding field. The course provides you with the opportunity to explore the legal regulation of the world of international business, and you’ll acquire knowledge and understanding of the aspects of substantive and procedural law.

You will study all the key areas of international business law, including international trade law, international intellectual property law, international competition law, corporate criminality and tax evasion.

The course will also provide you with the opportunity to critically examine different systems of law at a higher level. The critical analysis skills that you will develop while studying on this programme will enhance your employment opportunities in the legal and business sectors, as well as enabling you to acquire a strong basis for progression to doctoral studies.

The course aims to develop your ability in analysing and evaluating the principal features of international business law. You will study the major concepts, values, principles and rules that dictate the discipline.

You will communicate complex and abstract ideas in an articulate and confident manner, as well as learning a host of transferrable skills that will stand you in good stead for when it comes to securing employment.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,900 (FT)
International students
£12,000 (FT)

Postgraduate students must find ways of funding their tuition fees and living costs rather than relying on government grants and loans. We offer further information on possible financial support.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
6 months
full time
3 months

PGDip

full time
6 months
part time
18 months

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries Team
Email
courseenquiries@bcu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 121 331 5595