Taught course

International Commercial Law

Institution
University of Leicester · Faculty of Law
Qualifications
LLM

Entry requirements

A good second class degree or an equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline.

Relevant professional experience post-graduation is given due credit in considering entry requirements.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This stream of the LLM in Law is ideal if you are looking for a career in the globalised economy and seeking opportunities in the highly competitive area of international markets and the commercial world. This specialism of the LLM in Law will equip you with the advanced legal skills and knowledge needed in the complex and rapidly changing field of international commercial law.

Our LLM in Law (Specialism in International Commercial Law) offers an impressive range of specialist topics and allows you to choose to follow a path of study to suit your specialisms and needs. You will choose eight modules from our comprehensive list. You can select from a range of subjects dealing with international trade and finance, corporate law banking law, competition law, intellectual property and the world trading system. In order to gain the specialism in International Commercial Law, you will need to select 90 credits from modules within this stream and complete your dissertation on a topic within international commercial law. This gives you the freedom and flexibility to explore other subject areas that interest you.

The course will equip you with advanced legal study and research skills and our seminar-based teaching will ensure you have the opportunity to develop your verbal and written presentation skills, which will further enhance your professional prospects.

When you apply for this course, you will apply for the Law LLM. Once you have arrived in Leicester, you will be able to specialise in International Commercial Law through your module choices. Your degree certificate will reflect your chosen specialism.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

LLM

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment65
Dissertation35 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Course Administrator
Email
pglaw@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 2370