Kingston University

Kingston University

International Commercial Law

The course aims to give students the opportunity to acquire a detailed knowledge and understanding of legal rules relating to international commerce and the resolution of disputes; and develop the ability to analyse, evaluate and reflect upon these rules.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in law (usually a 2.2 degree or above), or a Joint Honours degree (2.2 or above) where the major component is in law e.g. accounting and law or combined studies; a Graduate Diploma in law (CPE), legal practice course or bar vocational course; a qualification as a solicitor or barrister; applicants whose 1st language is not English require academic IELTS of 6.5 overall.

Course modules

Modules include: International sale of goods and e-commerce; international law and economic development; legal aspects of business finance; the single european market; dissertation; legal research theory and methodology. Option modules: advocacy; alternative dispute resolution; arbitration; civil liberties and human rights; civil procedure; company law; EU competition law; environmental law and regulation; European Union environmental law; EU immigration law; evidence and arbitral awards; family mediation; individual employment law; insolvency law; international economic law; international environmental law and sustainability; labour law in the global economy; law of international trade; migration theory, policy and legal practice; refugee law and forced migration; termination of employment; UK immigration law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written coursework, examinations and dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 8,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 12,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time £ 6,875 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

Key information

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0844 855 2177