International Commercial Law LLM
COURSE INFORMATION (2013 ENTRY)
1 year full-timeBusiness and Law
Law and NBS Building, City Campus East
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The International Commercial Law programme offers students the opportunity to explore a variety of commercial law subjects in an international context. This full-time programme commences in September each year, taking one year to complete.
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 those people in the public sector who encounter various aspects of International 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
In addition to two compulsory modules, this LLM provides the opportunity for students to study four options related to various aspects of international commercial activity. On successful completion of the taught modules, students will qualify for the award of Postgraduate Diploma. In order to obtain a Masters degree (LLM), students must complete an additional research project of between 15,000 and 17,000 words in an area of their choice, enabling them to explore a topic of particular interest to them in greater detail.
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