Taught course

Commercial Law LLM

University of Huddersfield · University of Huddersfield Law School

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2:2 or above) in Law, a related degree or equivalent. If your Undergraduate degree is not in Law, you will be required to take the Introduction to Law module. For applicants whose first language or language of instruction is not English you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum of IELTS 6.5 overall with no element lower than 6.0, will be considered acceptable, or equivalent. Students with a score of 5.5 may enrol after successful completion of the University's pre-sessional course.

Months of entry


Course content

The course is ideal for those who want to specialise in commercial legal practice and aspire to senior positions in business. Graduates from the course have gone to hold senior advisory positions in multinational companies, advising on matters that range from the patenting of computer software to establishing solid corporate governance procedures within their organisation. Examples of dissertations submitted by students in this area include a critical analysis of the legal framework for international commercial transactions as well as research on arbitration as a method of settling international commercial disputes.

The course also provides an ideal foundation for those intending to pursue PhDs.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component is required. Students with a score of 5.5 may enrol after successful completion of the University’s pre-sessional course.

Fees and funding

UK students
Full time fees are £5,100. Details of the part time fees can be found at http://www.hud.ac.uk/postgraduate/fees-and-finance/#fees-2017-18
International students

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

The Business School (M165/M180)
01484 472956