Bristol, University of the West of England

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.

Entry requirements

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. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need to demonstrate their 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.

Course modules

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.

Assessment methods

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,350 per Whole course (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,750 per Whole course (International) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 979 per Credit (International) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 979 per Credit (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 979 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 979 per Credit (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (England) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 979 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 446 per Credit (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Frenchay Campus Bristol BS16 1QY South West

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