Taught course

International Trade and Commercial Law

Institution
Nottingham Trent University · Nottingham Law School
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

A good law degree, 2.2 or above.

Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.

Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Growing in national and international importance, international trade law is one of the exports of the English common law system. The structure of international contracts is dominated by English common law principles. On this course you'll develop your expertise in key areas impacting international trade and commercial law.

This popular course explores diverse areas of the subject including:

  • international sales and carriage of goods
  • insurance
  • international finance
  • international dispute resolution
  • World Trade Organisation law.

The latter is of particular importance since India and China joined the WTO.

Why choose this course?

  • Explore diverse aspects of International Trade and Commercial Law, a major export of the English Common Law System.
  • Benefit from close links to our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law.
  • Option to complement your study of International Trade and Commercial Law with with up to two modules from other LLM subject areas.
  • Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available.
  • Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context.
  • Scholarships available.
  • Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Email us for details.
  • 98% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2015-16).

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 is required by applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

Nottingham Law School offers a number of competitive scholarships. Please visit our website for full details.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

full time
12 months
distance learning
21-24 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Nottingham Law School Enquiries
Email
nls.enquiries@ntu.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 115 848 4460