Northumbria University

Northumbria University

International Trade Law

This programme provides students with an in-depth understanding of the legal issues involved with international trade.

Entry requirements

A degree in law; or a degree incorporating law; or elements or a joint honours degree incorporating law; or a comparable professional qualification; students 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

Year 1 core modules: carriage of goods by sea (20 credits); international sale contracts (20 credits); legal research (20 credits). Year 2 optional modules: construction law (20 credits); intellectual property (20 credits); the law of international trade (20 credits); employment law (20 credits); competition law (20 credits); company law and insolvency (20 credits); the free movement of goods and persons (20 credits); e-commerce law (20 credits); international disputes resolution (20 credits); commercial contracts (20 credits); international trade finance law (20 credits); world trade organisation law (20 credits). Year 3: project (60 Credits).

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.

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 (England) 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 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 27 months
LLM Distance learning September 2016 - 27 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 9 months
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,450 per Year 1 (Wales) 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