Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Commercial Law

Course develops an understanding of a range of commercial law subjects; students gain specialist legal knowledge within a practical context, whilst developing expertise in chosen areas and enhancing research skills.

Entry requirements

A degree in law; or a degree incorporating law; or elements of a joint honours degree incorporating law; or a comparable professional qualification; applicants with non-law degrees but appropriate work experience are also considered; candidates without a degree or equivalent but suitable work related experience may also exceptionally be considered for admission to the diploma; applicants for whom English is not their 1st language should have attained a score of 6.5 or better in the IELTS test.

Course modules

Intellectual property; commercial contracts; project; company law and insolvency; legal research.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 1 years
LLM Distance learning - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgDip Distance learning - 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Online/Distance learning
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453