University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

International Commercial Law

The past few decades have seen enormous growth in international commerce, increasing the importance and prominence of international commercial law; this area of law provides a basis for international business transactions and the development of international markets; the increasing relevance of this programme makes it a choice for those seeking opportunities in the commercial world.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination, or a corresponding level of achievement in the case of applicants from other jurisdictions; plus English language proficiency suitable for this level of study.

Course modules

Students have 6 taught modules, chosen from a wide range including: commercial conflict of laws; law of domestic sale of goods; EU competition law; EU state aid law and policy; financing of international trade; globalisation and labour rights; international and comparative oil and gas law (upstream); international investment arbitration; international investment law and policy; international trade law and policy (advanced issues); international trade law and policy (foundations); law of agency; marine insurance; maritime law; public procurement law; the Vienna sales convention; it is also possible to choose some modules from the General LLM programme and from the Political Science and International Studies department.

Assessment methods

In addition to completing 6 taught modules, students also complete a 15,000-word dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,540 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,840 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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