Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

International Trade and Commercial Law

Growing in national and international importance, international trade law is one of the exports of the English common law system. The structure of international contracts is dominated by English common law principles. On this course you'll develop your expertise in key areas impacting international trade and commercial law. This popular course explores diverse areas of the subject including international sales and carriage of goods, insurance, international finance, international dispute resolution and World Trade Organisation law. **Why choose this course?** - Explore diverse aspects of International Trade and Commercial Law, a major export of the English Common Law System. - Benefit from close links to our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law. - Option to complement your study of International Trade and Commercial Law with with up to two modules from other LLM subject areas. - Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available. - Attend an International Summer School with the opportunity to explore Law in a European context. - Scholarships available. - Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) awards. Email us for details. **99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17)**

Entry requirements

LLM: A good law degree, 2.2 or above. Applicants whose 1st degree is not law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study. Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill.

Course modules

Modules include: international competition law; international trade risk insurance; international carriage of goods; international commercial transactions; international sale of goods; private international law; World trade organisation; dissertation.

Assessment methods

In each case modules are assessed through 1 piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem or essay style question, but will vary by module. You can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module. The dissertation consists of a 1000 word reflective report based on pre-set questions, and an assignment of 12,000 words which is researched and written independently under the guidance of an expert academic.

Sponsorship information

Students who are in practice may obtain funding from their employer; bursaries are normally available for this course and are equivalent to up to half the UK/EU fees; the bursaries are competitive and are awarded on the basis of: Evidence of the pursuit of excellence in individual performance and/or experience outside education; a written statement indicating the anticipated academic and career benefits applicants may receive from studying this programme.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,000 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 7,250 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning September 2019 3,500 per Year 1 (International) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (International) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (EU) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 Months
LLM Distance learning January 2020 3,500 per Year 1 (England) 21 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
NTU Admissions
Telephone number: 
01158484200