Research course

Centre for Commercial Law Studies

Queen Mary, University of London · Humanities, Social Sciences and Law
PhDLLM by researchMSc by research

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have a distinction on an LLM or equivalent qualification. In some circumstances the requirement will be applied flexibly, for example if an applicant has performed to distinction level in a dissertation or has an outstanding undergraduate qualification. In exceptional cases, vocational experience in the proposed area of research may compensate for the lack of a master's degree, or a grade below that specified above. For example, working as a magistrate, judge, lawyer or expert for a considerable period of time, such as five years, in the proposed area of research will be taken into account. A relevant undergraduate degree in Law or its relevant equivalent qualification is necessary in all cases.


Months of entry


Course content

One of the largest schools of the university. Primary objectives are to promote systematic study of national and international commercial law and to develop a body of knowledge and information that can be placed at the service of government, the legal profession, industry and commerce.

Department specialisms

Commercial Law including Intellectual Property, Banking and Finance Law; Information Technology Law; Arbitration; Insolvency Law; Tax Law and EC Law

Information for international students

Scholarships and/or accommodation may be available.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

LLM by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc by research

full time
12 months

Course contact details

School of Law
+44 (0)20 7882 8214