Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary University of London

International Business Law

This programme offers a range of modules relevant to international trade law; business law; competition law; corporate governance; intellectual property and market regulation.

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; company law; comparative commercial law; computer law; e-commerce law; EU financial law; european internal market law; 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; judicial protection in the EU; law of economic crime; legal aspects of international finance; multinational enterprises and the law; regulation of financial markets; securities regulation; taxation principles and concepts; UK competition law; international trade and intellectual property law; European union tax law; European union competition 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 trade marks and unfair competition; energy regulation and policy; international shipping law; strategic decision making for lawyers; negotiation theory and practice; principles of regulation; introduction to insurance regulation; 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; international investment law and policy; international investment law; regulation of international investment and public policy; competition and regulation in EU healthcare markets; market integration and regulation in the European internal market.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 18,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
LLM Full-time £ 12,600 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months
LLM Part-time - 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