Taught course

E-Commerce Law

Institution
University of Hertfordshire · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

A first degree in Law (or a subject in a related discipline, such as Business, Political Science or International Relations) at a minimum of 2:2. You must also satisfy the University’s English language requirement for the course, which is a GCSE grade C or above, or IELTS at 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Students study 2 compulsory modules (one each semester) as well as 2 options.

Compulsory modules for the LLM in E-Commerce Law are:

  1. E-Commerce Law;
  2. and Telecommunications Law.

Additionally, students are required to complete two optional modules, one in Semester A and one in Semester B.

Semester A modules are:

  • Banking Law;
  • Company Law;
  • Chinese Commercial Law;
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution,;
  • Intellectual Property Law;
  • Public International Law;
  • International Commercial Law.

Semester B modules are:

  • Chinese Investment Law;
  • Commercial Law;
  • Legal Risk Management Governance and Compliance;
  • Privacy and Data Protection;
  • Conflicts of Laws;
  • International Financial Law;
  • Maritime Law.

In addition to the taught modules, students also undertake an internship or complete a 15,000 word dissertation (counts as 2 modules) in Semester C. Assessment is carried out through an oral presentation, a reflective diary and a portfolio.

Information for international students

An overseas qualification which is equivalent to a UK Honours degree, minimum 2:2 classification. You must also satisfy the University’s English language requirement for the course, which is GCSE grade C or above, or IELTS at 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
LLM Admissions Tutor
Email
lawadmissions@herts.ac.uk
Phone
01707 286200
Fax
01707 286205