Bristol, University of the West of England

Bristol, University of the West of England

Commercial Law

This course has been designed to require and encourage critical analysis of relevant legal issues; students develop the ability to analyse critically relevant legal provisions and evaluate the impact of such rules and principles both upon the study of academic law and on the practical application of such principles; consequently, the law postgraduate scheme facilitates the development of the student's academic skills of analysis, reflective study and critical reasoning.

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. If English is not the 1st language, applicants also 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); A TOEFL score of at least 600 (written) or 250 (computer) scale.

Course modules

Postgraduate Certificate compulsory module: research methods. 3 optional modules from: international competition and law policy; international contracts; international banking and finance law; contract law in comparative perspective. Postgraduate Diploma contains only optional modules including: international employment law; shipping law; international financial crime; corporate governance and corporate social responsibility; European environmental law and policy; international commercial disputes; international intellectual property law; information technology law. 1 option, not listed above, offered on any of the other LLM courses; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Taught modules on this course are assessed through a combination of written coursework assignments and oral presentations. The culmination of the 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 commercial law.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Whole course (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 429 per Credit (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 896 per Credit (International) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 429 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 429 per Credit (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 429 per Credit (Wales) 2 years
LLM Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
LLM Part-time January 2017 - 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time January 2017 - 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,750 per Whole course (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,150 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time January 2017 - 1 years

Campus details

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

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