Taught course

International Commercial Law

Cardiff University · Cardiff Law School

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for graduates in Law wishing to study commercial law at an advanced level and in its international context. The course is suitable for UK and overseas students, and for practitioners. Applicants should have a good Honours degree in Law (2:2 or equivalent), although other appropriate qualifications will be considered. In addition, applicants whose first language is not English must obtain an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.5 in writing and 6.0 in all other components, or an equivalent English language qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Commercial law in a fast-moving globalised economy poses both challenges and opportunities. Expert lawyers are needed to meet the challenges as well as to make the most of the opportunities. The challenge posed by the development of new forms of commercial property and types of services make it imperative that those advising business are in a position to weigh up the available options when giving advice that can have considerable financial consequences.

Our LLM will help you achieve the necessary high level of expertise to succeed in the commercial world. It is designed to meet the needs of students and lawyers who wish to study international commercial law from an international perspective with emphasis placed on international conventions and agreements and their practical application.

The International Commercial Law modules provide the opportunity to study topics in depth and conduct research in areas of commercial law of particular interest to you.

You can find more information about this course on our website: http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/Postgraduate/course/detail/p158.html

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment35
Dissertation65 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Admissions Team LLM International Commercial Law
+44 (0)2920 874588