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: Carriage of goods by sea (core, 20 credits); international sale contracts (core, 20 credits); legal research (core, 20 credits). Year 2: Construction law (option, 20 credits); intellectual property (option, 20 credits); the law of international trade (option, 20 credits); employment law (option, 20 credits); competition law (option, 20 credits); company law and insolvency (option, 20 credits); the free movement of goods and persons (option, 20 credits); e-commerce law (dl) (option, 20 credits); international disputes resolution (option, 20 credits); commercial contracts (option, 20 credits); international trade finance law (option, 20 credits); world trade organisation law (option, 20 credits). Year 3: Project (LL.M) (OPTION, 60 Credits).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months
PgCert Distance learning - 9 months
PgDip Distance learning - 18 months
LLM Distance learning - 27 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