As businesses increasingly cross international borders, so too must the practice of law change to accommodate commercial activities within the global economy. Understanding business law and the complexities of transnational business interactions could help you to get ahead. Studying our courses will help you to develop the knowledge and skills that sets you apart from other legal practitioners. Your specialist expertise could unlock a wide range of career opportunities.
We offer a specialised degree which explores this complex and highly relevant subject field of law.
Much of what you learn is directly applicable to real world scenarios and case studies, quickly transferring the skills you learn during your course to your career.
Develop an international network of professional contacts from across the world and from various sectors. More than half of our postgraduate students come from outside the UK, giving you access to a wealth of different perspectives and experiences.
With a 50+ year heritage, the University of Essex is an award-winning institution. The University is part of the elite group of ‘dual intensive’ universities for teaching and research excellence. It is rated 27th in the UK by the Complete University Guide (CUG 2022).
The University of Essex also delivers undergraduate and postgraduate courses online. They are delivered by Kaplan Open Learning, this partnership is since 2007. Students across 140 countries study online programmes. In the National Student Survey (NSS 2021), the University rated 95% for overall student satisfaction: top for overall student satisfaction when compared to other mainstream universities in the UK.
You will study in an interactive Virtual Learning Environment. With engaging, interactive course content, it is specifically designed for students to study online and informed by relevant pedagogic principles.
There are discussions, lecture casts and reading all available in an online format which can be accessed anytime and anywhere.
The LLM International Business Law is made up of modules and, upon completion, is equal to a total of 180 credits.
For the academic entry route, you must have an undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification.
For the work experience entry route, you must have at least five years’ senior level work experience.
If English is not your first language, your English ability should be equivalent to an IELTS score of 6.5. If you do not hold an IELTS or equivalent qualification, we will ask you to pass our free online English test.
05 January 2023Enquire for this programme