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Entry requirements

  • LLB (Hons) Law degree 2:2 or higher; or
  • UK graduates with a non-Law degree (2:2 or higher) and relevant knowledge and experience; or
  • Individual applications for accreditation of prior learning and experience will be considered in accordance with the School's policy.

Months of entry


Course content

This specialist LLM in International Commercial Law builds on your undergraduate study by deepening your understanding of international business law, as well furthering your commercial awareness in this area. The course is designed for those intending to practice law in the field of international commercial law.

We have over 30 years of experience training lawyers. And it shows: we ’re the No.1 University in London for student experience and teaching quality (Sunday Times League Table 2017) and 13th for law overall in the whole country (Guardian University Guide 2018).

The course covers key principles of international business law and the international sale of goods. Alongside this, it explores the reputational and litigation risks associated with corporate social responsibility and human rights. Optional modules include 'Mediation and negotiation' and 'International commercial arbitration'.

Students interested in Chinese business law can opt to take a module in Chinese business law which includes a study visit to China organised in co-operation with the Confucius Institute. You may also choose an aspect of this topic for your dissertation. You'll also be encouraged and supported to obtain placements with London law firms and partner legal organisations.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0) 20 7815 6100