Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Commercial Law

This 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

Modules include: intellectual property; commercial contracts; project; company law and insolvency; legal research.

Assessment methods

Each module is 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 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

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 227 4453