Entry requirements for International Commercial Law are a good first degree in law (2:1 upwards or equivalent) or a first degree (2:1 upwards or equivalent) with at least 50% of the credits in law.
Months of entry
Continual developments in e-commerce and a shift towards global trading mean that new legal skills and knowledge are constantly needed in many jobs. The programme will prepare you for a career focused in these key international areas.
- Commercial law has been a strength of the School of Law for many years, and this programme reflects the considerable expertise of the staff involved.
- You will benefit from our excellent facilities including the dedicated School of Law library; our main University library also contains our extensive collection of legal materials and official publications and is a European Documentation Centre.
- We promote a series of lectures featuring talks from highly successful lawyers and judges.
- We have a very vibrant mooting programme and a dedicated Moot Courtroom. We have an outstanding record of success and you can participate in internal, national and international mooting competitions.
You will learn through lectures, seminars and group projects and presentations. The use of international sources, such as conventions, means you learn about the law in the UK while also developing a broader international perspective.
You will study three or four courses from the following list (one choice can come from other subject areas), and to submit a dissertation approved as falling within the area. Courses are delivered through a blend of lectures and seminar style teaching.
- Advanced competition law
- Competition law: substance and enforcement
- Corporate finance
- Corporate governance
- E-Commerce, rights management and information
- European Union trade law
- International financial regulation
- International trade law
- International investment law
- International merger control
- International sales and finance
- International tax law
- Transnational commercial law.
Note: Some courses might not be available every year.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no less than 21 in Listening & writing, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written/ formal examinations||60|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||40|
Course contact details
- Professor Rosa Greaves