Master of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance academic legal knowledge, with main focus on international business law.
The programme is dedicated to both law and non-law graduates wishing to gain essential detailed knowledge of international banking, trade and business from a legal perspective. The programme will equip you with the knowledge and skills required for pursuing a career in a global corporation or simply deliver more in-depth knowledge on international business law in practice.
The award-linked module for this programme - International Trade Law will focus on certain aspects of international business law including international sales law, INCOTERMS, e-commerce (including the UNCITRAL Model Law on e-commerce), letters of credit, and choice of law. Knowledge gained will allow putting international trade in context and practice theoretical concepts to real world examples of client situations.
University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education. It can be back to 1876 with the formation of tutorial firm Gibson & Weldon, and in 2016, they opened their leading Business School. With a rich heritage and a reputation for innovation and contemporary teaching practices, they focus on developing the best legal and business minds.
This course is delivered 100% online and divided into terms.
Apart from traditional modules, this programme offers a two-week long induction to the programme that discusses the Key Principles of the English Legal System. As much as this is a compulsory step for non-law students, it can serve as a refresher of fundamentals of law to all interested students especially ones who took a break from legal education.
In preparation to the concluding element of this programme, which is the dissertation, you will study a range of compulsory and further optional Research Methods Training sessions in your first terms.
In order to qualify for the programme, students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications.
Non-law students must complete a compulsory two week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System, unless they can evidence the successful completion of an LLB (or equivalent) or a minimum of 3 legal modules worth at least 80 QCF credits, which must include - English Legal System, Contract Law and Law of Tort.
01 September 2022Enquire for this programme