Northumbria University

Northumbria University, Newcastle

International Trade Law

On the LLM International Trade Law you will acquire a wide range of knowledge on issues relevant to international trade, such as international sale contracts, carriage of goods and international dispute resolution and in areas such as international finance, intellectual property, international energy law and transnational competition law. You will gain specialist legal knowledge within a practical context, whilst developing expertise in these areas and enhancing your research skills.

Entry requirements

LLM: A minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in Law, or an honours degree with law modules. Relevant professional qualifications or suitable experience will also be considered. International qualifications If you have studied a non UK qualification, you can see how your qualifications compare to the standard entry criteria, by selecting the country that you received the qualification in, from our country pages. Visit English Language requirements International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*). *The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit

Course modules

Modules may include: International dispute resolution; legal research; carriage of goods; commercial contracts; intellectual property; international finance; international sale contracts; transnational competition law; project.

Assessment methods

The course is delivered through a series of core and optional modules which run sequentially and are each assessed by a 3,000-word coursework. For the award of LLM, students will also need to complete a 15,000-17,000-word project. There are no exams.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time October 2018 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus NE1 8ST North East

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