Lancaster University

Lancaster University

International Business and Corporate Law

This programme is designed to ensure that whatever your focus, you can combine courses to give you a coherent international and European perspective on the law as it relates to business and affects corporations. There is scope within the programme for you to pursue specific interests. This scheme offers 2 optional pathways, the programme of which will be confirmed by the student at registration: Studying 5 modules with a 20,000-word dissertation; studying 6 modules with a 15,000-word dissertation.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class Honours degree in an appropriate discipline. IELTS: 6.5 or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules include: Corporations in international business law; dissertation. Option modules may include: Companies and contracts; corporate governance; conflicts of law in business relations; international business law and institutions (WTO); international investment law; insolvency law; intellectual property; European and international competition law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is via coursework and a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

The University is able to offer a limited number of studentships. Further scholarships are available from Iredell Trust Fund, established specifically to promote research in law (and in history). UK students are eligible for AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) studentships. Other potential sources of funding include ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council), SAAS (Student Awards Agency for Scotland), Northern Ireland Offices and American Council of Learned Societies.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,200 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 14,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time £ 3,125 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510880