Bristol, University of the West of England
International Trade and Economic Law
Students on this course study the institutions of international economic law that shape world trade, especially the World Trade Organisation (WTO), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank and the role and regulation of multinational corporations in world trade. The course then focuses on international sale and carriage contracts, international payments and commercial dispute resolution.
Applicants should hold a law Honours degree (minimum 2.2) from a recognised higher education institution or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution. Candidates who have successfully completed the common professional examination (CPE) are also considered for admission onto the course. Non law graduates are also considered for admission if they have relevant experience or if they have a degree in a related area of study such as business, politics or international relations. If English is not your 1st language, you also need to demonstrate your English language proficiency with either a minimum grade of 6.5 overall on the British Council International English Language Test (IELTS) or a TOEFL score of at least 600 (written) or 250 (computer) scale.
Postgraduate Certificate compulsory modules: Research methods; international contracts; globalisation and the law. 1 option module from: International competition law and policy; international law and institutions; international environmental law; international banking and finance law. Postgraduate Diploma compulsory module: World trade organisation law. 3 optional modules: Information technology law; international commercial disputes; shipping law; European environmental law and policy; international employment law; corporate governance and corporate social responsibility; natural resources law; international intellectual property law; international financial crime. 1 option, not listed above, offered on any of the other LLM courses; dissertation.
Taught modules on the course are assessed through a combination of written coursework assignments and oral presentations. The culmination of the LLM course is a dissertation of up to 15,000 words that constitutes an original contribution to the corpus of legal knowledge within an area of international trade and economic law.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 5,150 per Week (home fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 5,150 per Week (home fees)||1 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 5,150 per Whole course (home fees)||1 years|
|LLM||Full-time||£ 10,750 per Whole course (overseas fees)||1 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 429 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|PgCert||Part-time||£ 896 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 429 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 896 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|LLM||Part-time||£ 429 per Credit module (home fees)||2 years|
|LLM||Part-time||£ 896 per Credit module (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Frenchay Campus||Bristol||BS16 1QY||South West|
Admissions and International Development
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