Taught course

International Commercial Law - Dual Qualifying Programme

University of Dundee · School of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

The Joint Masters is a very challenging programme requiring students to adapt quickly to contrasting legal systems and modes of study. Applicants must have, or expect to receive in the anticipated year of entry, a good honours degree in law, of at least upper second class or equivalent. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Months of entry


Course content

The LLM in International Commercial Law covers the core issues relevant to the resolution of commercial disputes together with contractual principles.

This course will will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to thrive in the area of corporate law with subjects specifically pertaining to e-commerce, intellectual property, contracts and more.

The autumn semester will be spent in Scotland where, after a week long induction session, students will select two modules from the International Commercial Law programme:

Semester 1

International Business Transactions I
Principles of Corporate Law
Principles of International E-Commerce
Principles of International Contract Law

For the spring semester students will go to Cergy-Pontoise, 30 minutes from the centre of Paris, and enrol in either the Business and Taxation Law Master or the Master in Law & Business Ethics.

Students must complete four modules, taught through English. These include options in:

Semester 2

Company Law
Capital Markets and Banking
Anti-Trust and Competition Law

On completion of the second semester in June, students will return to Dundee for the summer semester to complete a 15,000 word dissertation on a comparative commercial law topic. The dissertation will be submitted by mid-August.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Sarah Hendry
+44 (0)1382 386473