Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

Commercial and Corporate Law

The course covers a broad range of commercially focussed modules that draw on the wealth of commercial expertise across the School of Law.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree in Law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non-law graduates: Non-law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Course modules

Modules include: Alternative dispute resolution; banking law; commercial law written and oral advocacy; company law; comparative commercial law; computer law; e-commerce law; EU financial law; European internal market law; external relations law of the European union; intellectual property; intellectual property in the digital millennium; international and comparative commercial arbitration; international and comparative competition law; international and comparative law of copyright and related rights; international and comparative law of patents, trade secrets and related rights; international commercial law; international commercial litigation: commercial conflict of laws; international construction contracts and arbitration; international economic law; international merger control; international tax law; international trade and investment dispute settlement;
IP transactions; judicial protection in the EU; law of economic crime; law of finance and foreign investment in emerging economies; legal aspects of international finance; media law; multinational enterprises and the law; regulation of financial markets; secured financing in commercial transactions; securities regulation; taxation principles and concepts;
UK competition law; intellectual property and the creative industries; cyberspace law; corporate insolvency law; privacy and information law; business taxation; international trade and intellectual property law; European union tax law; intellectual property, fashion and design; European union competition law; telecommunications law; international and comparative design law; regulation of international trade; corporate finance law; ethics in business and in finance; insurance law; general principles of insurance law; insurance regulation; marine insurance law; insurance contracts; reinsurance law; international and comparative law of trademarks and unfair competition; intellectual property taxation; intellectual property in business; energy regulation and policy; international shipping law; global intellectual property law; strategic decision making for lawyers; negotiation theory and practice; principles of regulation; introduction to insurance regulation; interactive entertainment law; elements of Islamic law; Islamic finance and commercial law; international and comparative petroleum law and contracts; US international taxation; legal aspects of paperless trade; charter parties: law and practice; protection and indemnity clubs: law and practice; US comparative corporate law; competition and regulation in EU healthcare markets; market integration and regulation in the European internal market; accounting for lawyers; international macroeconomics for lawyers; financial models and derivatives in a legal context; financial models and application to corporate finance.

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln's Inn Fields London WC2A 3JB

Key information

LLM Office
Telephone number: 
0207 882 8092