Taught course

International Business Law (With Optional Professional Placement)

University of Central Lancashire · School of Law and Policing

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold at least 2:2 degree.

Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience.

A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application.

IELTS: Score of at least 6.5 or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our postgraduate LLM International Business Law course provides you with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in international business law. Successful completion will give you a recognised postgraduate qualification in International Business Law.

Within industry, international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area. This course provides a learning experience which will enable you to develop your academic ability and enhance your performance in employment, whilst further developing your career opportunities.

Why study with us

  • Modules in International Commercial Arbitration and International Commercial Mediation are offered which may lead to additional qualifications.
  • Available as a taught course at our Preston Campus or via online learning.

What you'll do

  • We have superb links with the law profession, police and probation services and you’ll enjoy regular visits and talks from leading practitioners, academics, barristers, solicitors and judges.
  • You’ll be taught by expert academics who are involved in real life research, obtaining funding for applied research via Knowledge Transfer Partnership schemes, research and development grants and awards.
  • Full-time Preston Campus students can take advantage of a professional placement year.

Learning and assessment

For online students, teaching and learning is predominantly through weekly synchronous and asynchronous online workshops. For campus based students there are weekly workshops which take place on Wednesdays. The learning ethos is to draw on the range and experience of our diverse student cohort.

Substantial coursework represents the main assessment method in most modules along with workshop presentations and /or online activities and the dissertation.

Our extensive e-law library facility gives access to many legal and academic sources from within and outside the jurisdiction.

The course is supported by the University’s web-based Blackboard facility with ICT an integral part of the programme. The University subscribes to extensive electronic legal databases and journals while all students are registered users of the University’s network with a dedicated network space accessible remotely.

Industry links

The School has been a leading provider of higher education in law for over 40 years. Over that period it has established a national and international reputation for its wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The School actively works in partnership and develops opportunities with businesses and the local community.

Academics are currently funded to work on applied research projects in the UK and internationally with a range of partners including Howgill Family Centre, the Racial Equality Commission and the World Health Organisation.

Information for international students

See our website for further information.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1772 892400