Taught course

LLM International Business Law

University of Southampton · School of Law

Entry requirements

Minimum upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in law (or degree with a substantive legal component) from an approved university; other qualifications and experience considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Choose an exciting and challenging legal career requiring highly passionate and talented law professionals to defend multinational corporations. Contracts, tax, trade law, human rights, they all fall into international jurisdiction. Whether it's representing firms during deal agreements and acquisitions or evaluation of building codes, a Master of LLM International Business Law is a postgraduate qualification that will take you to the next level.

Become a graduate of one of the most respected law schools in the country, and a professional with an invaluable skill-set, indispensable to a huge variety of businesses and firms.

Core modules: Dissertation - LLM
Option modules: Carriage by Air; Commercial Conflicts of Laws and International Litigation; Online Intellectual Property Enforcement (half option); Global Copyright and Trade Mark Law & Policy (half option); Digital Identity (half option); Ship Finance (half option); Internet Intermediaries & Data Protection Law (half option); The Law of Ship Sale & Purchase (half option); Corporate Governance of Boards (half option); Corporate Governance – Shareholders’ Rights (half option); EU Competition Law; Insurance Law; International and Comparative Competition Law; International Commercial Arbitration; International Marine and European Environmental (Liability) Law; International Trade Law; World Trade Organization and Regional Economic Integration; Commercial Secured Financing (half option); Advanced Secured Transactions (half option); Intellectual Property Law and Theory.

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Information for international students


Fees and funding



Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Business and Law
+44 (0)23 8059 4393