Taught course

International Commercial Law

Bucks New University · Bucks New University

Entry requirements

Due to the specialised nature of this course, you must already hold a degree in law, a graduate diploma in law, have completed the Bar Professional Training Course or Legal Practice Course, or have relevant work or similar experience. The minimum entry requirements for this programme include: - a degree in law with a 2.1 classification - a degree with substantial law content with a 2.1 classification - a law degree with a 2.2 and bar professional training course/legal practice course - a law degree with a 2.2 and at least two years professional legal experience - a degree not in law with a 2.1 and a graduate diploma in law (or CPE) - a degree not in law with a 2.2, a graduate diploma in law (or CPE) and have passed the Bar Professional Training Course or the Legal Practice Course If you do not meet these requirements you may still be considered, depending on your qualifications or professional experience, and will be interviewed to determine your suitability for this programme.

Months of entry


Course content

Commencing September 2017

This course offers interesting and challenging legal study. It will develop your knowledge, understanding, skills and confidence, helping you to make reasoned choices between competing arguments and practical solutions.

This programme is aimed at students who wish to develop expertise in legal aspects of trade, finance, commerce and corporations at international level.

It is designed for students from any legal jurisdiction, who wish to specialise in international commercial law.

This programme will help validate your experience and enhance your skills and knowledge in this area, helping to boost your career prospects.

Overall, this postgraduate course is challenging yet rewarding, and it requires a great deal of independent study.


  • Dissertation
  • International Regulation of Companies
  • Regulation of Financial Markets
  • Comparative Takeover Regulation
  • Law of International Trade
  • International Banking Law
  • Intellectual Property Law 1: Trade Marks
  • EU Competition Law
  • Intellectual Property Law 2: Copyright, Designs & Patents
  • Advanced Legal Study
  • European Union Law
  • Dispute Resolution 1: Theory and Applications
  • Dispute Resolution 2: Commercial
  • Public International Law
  • Law, the State & Justice
  • International Human Rights
  • Transport Law and Policy.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,200 per year

Qualification and course duration


full time
15 months

Course contact details

Recruitment & Admissions
0330 123 2023
+ 44 (0)1494 605 023