A degree with a 2:2. Relevant professional experience and/or traineeships or professional qualifications/certifications issued by professional bodies such as Bar Associations will be taken into account.
Months of entry
Explore the legal issues and pertinent regulatory principles in trade relationships and the broad spectrum of related services.
At its core, international trade law concerns the regulation of the sale and transaction of goods. On our course, we ensure that you develop specialist knowledge of business and commercial law within the international context. You study topics including:
- Financing international trade
- Foreign direct investment
- Legal analysis and writing
- The sale contract
- The carriage contract
At Essex we specialise in commercial law, public law, and human rights law. We are top 20 in the UK for research excellence (REF 2014), and we are ranked among the top 200 departments on the planet according to the QS World [University] Rankings  for law.
Our law course will develop your intellectual and critical faculties, encourage you to think independently and teach you to present rational, coherent and accurate arguments orally and in writing. It will provide you with an excellent foundation for any career.
This course is also available on a part-time basis.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 for writing component.
Fees and funding
We offer many funding opportunities to support talented postgraduates, ranging from research council studentships and University scholarships to awards funded by charities and other external organisations. For more information, visit our website at: www.essex.ac.uk.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Graduate Administrator
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