Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University


The subject areas covered are rooted in the business and management environment, where the advanced study of law is undertaken in the context of real business issues; the programme aims to equip individuals with fundamentals of international business through development of legal knowledge and skills; it provides disciplined legal context to individuals' business knowledge and experience; there are a number of possible pathways: information technology and intellectual property; entrepreneurship; employment and human resource; finance.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have at least 1 of the following: an Honours degree (or the equivalent) in a subject appropriate to the LLM; appropriate professional qualifications or experience. Applicants whose bachelors degree was not taught and assessed in English should have an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5.

Course modules

Modules include: introduction to international business; transnational commercial law; business and crime; the role of business in society; legal research skills and reasoning; dissertation. Information technology and intellectual property modules: e-commerce and security; legal applications and intellectual property in technology. Entrepreneurship modules: entrepreneurship and law; mutual and social entrepreneurship. Employment and human resource modules: international human resource management; employment law and practice. Finance modules: legal aspects of international finance; legal issues in mergers and acquisitions.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework; class participation; oral presentations; debates; a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 725 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Llandaff Campus Cardiff CF5 2YB Wales

Key information

Student Recruitment Team
Telephone number: 
029 2041 6044