International Trade and Commercial Law, L.L.M.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
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Growing in national and international importance, international trade law is one of the exports of the English common law system. The structure of international contracts is dominated by English common law principles. On this course you'll develop your expertise in key areas impacting international trade and commercial law.

About

LLM International Trade and Commercial Law offers a significant opportunity to develop a high level appreciation of one of the fastest growing areas of law. Trade between nations is of huge importance to national and regional economies as well as having huge global significance.

The modules offered on this course offer the opportunity to develop expertise in each of the key areas impacting international trade law. The course explores diverse areas of the subject including international sales and carriage of goods, insurance, international finance, international dispute resolution and World Trade Organisation (WTO) Law. The latter is of particular importance since India and China joined the WTO.

Programme Structure

Modules

  • International Competition Law
  • International Commercial Transactions
  • International Sales of Goods
  • International Carriage of Goods
  • Private International Law
  • Insurance of Carriage and Trade Risks
  • Transnational Employment Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      One year full-time; Two years part-time; 21-24 months distance learning

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
    • Time flexibility
      Semi-structured
    • Attendance
      Regular optional meetings, Regular mandatory meetings
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A good law degree, 2.2 or above.
  • Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.
  • Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

StudyPortals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Master's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    12900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12900 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6500 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
Part time fees:
  • Home/EU: £3,250 per year
  • International: £6,450 per year

Funding

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