Newcastle University

Newcastle University

International Business Law

This course equips students with an advanced understanding of the complex legal issues surrounding international business law, international commercial law, and corporate governance and finance. This course is ideal for those interested in gaining a better legal understanding of today's global business environment. It will give students the knowledge, insights and analytical skills to enhance their career in practice, business or academia. For students pursuing another career path, it will enhance their understanding of how the law shapes and influences global businesses and their activities. Through the legal simulation module students will work in small teams and be presented with a realistic scenario. Students will be introduced to a variety of practically-focused legal skills, including analysis of complex legal problems, devising legal strategies, working with the law in real-life contexts. Students will also learn a variety of legal-specific research skills through the legal research skills and methods module. Students can create their own specialised programme of study that matches their legal interests and career aspirations. Students can choose from a wide range of optional modules to complement their core studies, including financial law, international trade law, intellectual property law. In addition, students can also choose from a range of our other Master's modules, with the permission of the degree programme director. Dedicated 1-to-1 support is also given to help students research and write a dissertation on an area of law they feel passionate about. There are also opportunities to become an editor of The North East Law Review.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in lawin law or any other subject. We will also consider applications on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications or experience in professional legal practice. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.5 in writing).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time GBP 12,680 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Part-time GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
LLM Part-time GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
LLM Part-time GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
LLM Part-time GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Newcastle Law School
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0191 208 7941