Commercial Law Postgraduate Diploma/LLM
COURSE INFORMATION (2013 ENTRY)
1 year full-timeBusiness and Law
Law and NBS Building, City Campus East
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Commercial awareness is a pre-requisite for both legal practitioners and those in business. The LLM in Commercial Law is designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of a range of commercial law subjects.
Students on the programme gain specialist legal knowledge within a practical context, whilst developing expertise in chosen areas and enhancing research skills.
The programme will be of interest to legal practitioners, to those in business and to people in the public sector who encounter various aspects of Commercial Law.
The programme builds upon participants’ experience - whether gained through undergraduate study, employment or legal practice - and in addition to developing existing expertise and knowledge, the programme offers a range of practical benefits including:
- Greater awareness of legal commercial issues
- The ability to apply specialist legal knowledge to practical problems
- The acquisition of expertise in new specialist areas
- The ability to critically evaluate legal issues
- Enhanced research and presentation skills
This programme offers students a significant opportunity to tailor their studies to their particular interests and career objectives. Students study two compulsory modules and our optional modules, followed by a research project in an area of particular interest to the student, for those who wish to obtain the LLM qualification.
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