Taught course

Commercial Law

Institution
Northumbria University · Faculty of Business and Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

The usual entry requirement is one of the following: a degree in law. a degree incorporating law elements or a joint honours degree incorporating law. a comparable professional qualification. Students with non-law degrees but appropriate work experience will also be considered. Candidates without a degree or equivalent but suitable work related experience may also exceptionally be considered for admission to the Diploma.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Commercial law professionals are expected to keep abreast of the commercial climate, changes and amendments in legislation, and regulations in order to support businesses in their transactions.

They need to have a wide range of knowledge regarding English legal matters, notably company law and insolvency and commercial contracts and in areas such as international law and intellectual property. By studying on the LLM Commercial Law you will gain specialist legal knowledge within a practical context, whilst developing expertise in chosen areas and enhancing your research skills.

With maximum flexibility in mind, this distance learning course allows you to work towards your LLM in stages. To access the LLM you will have previously completed the awards of PG Cert and PG Dip. In order to apply for a postgraduate student loan, it is important to apply and enrol on the full LLM and complete this qualification in continuous progression.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Phone
0191 227 4453