Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

International Trade and Commerce

Students on this programme can tailor the award to reflect their own commercial law interests; the course has been specifically designed to equip law students and practitioners with the qualifications, expertise and knowledge necessary to operate within and better understand the complexities of international law; it also provides a sound knowledge and understanding of the organisations and institutions associated with international law; involved in the course are practical concepts underpinned by theoretical perspectives in which international law operates; there is a compulsory 15-credit single module (for students who do not have postgraduate research training), legal research methodology and the remainder of modules to be studied can be chosen from combination of modules available within the programme.

Entry requirements

Lower 2nd Class Honours degree in law or equivalent; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS score of 7.

Course modules

Modules include: Corporate finance law; international banking law; transnational corporate governance; intellectual property law and European union law.

Assessment methods

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and includes a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Distance learning - 3 years
LLM Full-time - 18 months
LLM Part-time - 36 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400