Edinburgh Law School

University of Edinburgh

Commercial Law

This programme provides an excellent grounding for the future study of commercial law, for those intending to enter legal practice, or for those intending to pursue a career in the commercial world. You will benefit from the opportunity to explore a wide range of subjects at an advanced level and study the law in the fast-paced and varied context of the commercial world. On this programme you will benefit from connections to the legal profession and professional networks of the Edinburgh Centre for Commercial Law. The programme consists of 180 credits, comprising taught courses worth 120 credits (60 credits per semester) and a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits. The core courses listed below are for the 2018/19 academic year - please visit the Law School's website for further details. **Core Courses for 2018/19** During your studies you will be able to choose from the following core courses. - Company Law (40 credits) - Contract Law in Europe (40 credits) - Principles of Insurance Law (20 credits) - International Commercial Arbitration (20 credits) - Regulation of international Finance: the Law, the Economics, the Politics (40 credits) - European Labour Law (20 credits) - Insolvency Law (20 credits) - Principles of Corporate Finance Law (20 credits) - The Law of International Trade (20 credits) You will also have the opportunity to study 40 credits of option courses, depending on availability and with the permission of the Programme Director. Please visit our website for full details of the programme structure and your course options. Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances or lack of demand for particular courses, we may not be able to run all courses as advertised come the start of the academic year.

Entry requirements

LLM: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
LLM Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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