De Montfort University

De Montfort University

Business Law

This course is suitable for graduate in either business or law and for international, EU and UK students. The course aims to: give you the opportunity to improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market; increase your knowledge of business law; improve your academic profile; provide a diverse learning experience with students from other legal systems. To obtain a named LLM award in Business Law, students must study optional modules with a business emphasis to the value of 60 credits, and write a dissertation with a business theme.

Entry requirements

Applicants should generally have a good Honours degree in law, an international equivalent or professional qualification; no work experience is required; in exceptional cases, applicants without a related degree but with extensive legal experience are also considered; if English is not the 1st language, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent is normally required; English language tuition is available both before and during the course if required.

Course modules

Term 1 core modules: introduction to comparative business law; research methods. Term 1 and 2 elective modules: comparative company law; international sales law; international carriage of goods; international exploitation of intellectual property rights; EU competition law 1; EU competition law 2; European e commerce law; private international law; consumer law; individual labour law; intellectual property law; sale and supply goods. 15,000 word dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by means of coursework and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 11,700 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Campus Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

Key information

DMU Enquiries
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0116 250 6070