Taught course

International Commerical and Dispute Resolution Law

University of Bedfordshire · School of Law

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:1 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution.

Months of entry

February, April, June, August, October, November

Course content

Increasingly, globalisation has led to a growing demand for commercial lawyers with an understanding of international law. This course meets this need and will help you develop an understanding of the origins of public and private international conflicts and disputes; the causes of cross-border and municipal commercial disputes; and how these can be presented, managed and resolved.

Key features

  • Develop the professional skills and values needed to put your knowledge into practice, and learn to think in the independent and creative way expected from a legal professional employed by a client
  • Benefit from learning how to discern the tensions between individuals, corporations and governments, and how the law can be used as a means of resolution and, occasionally, propagation
  • Every taught unit on this course is delivered in a six-week block mode

Career opportunities

You will have the skills needed to follow careers in international law firms and/or financial organisations. You can also become a solicitor or barrister in England and Wales. Alternatively, you can work as a paralegal management consultant in non-governmental organisations (NGOs) or in dispute resolution organisations.

Areas of study may include:

  • Employment law in a global context
  • International commercial arbitration
  • International commercial litigation
  • Investment treaty arbitration

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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