University of Hull

University of Hull

International Business Law

International business law is a fast-changing and complex area and we ensure that students receive a systematic, rigorous and exciting legal education. Law has been taught at the University since it was established in 1927 and we are highly regarded both within academia and the legal profession. Staff in the school are at the forefront of research, scholarship and teaching and the LLM programme offers a wide range of options informed, developed and taught by experts in their respective fields. The course covers global, European and domestic business affairs and the interaction between the different levels of jurisdiction. Students undertaking this taught masters programme will make great advancements on their existing skills and knowledge. By the end of the programme they will be equipped to thrive in one of the most important and fast-moving sectors in the world. The standard course begins in September each year and lasts twelve months. There are two trimesters of taught modules, followed by an individual dissertation project in the third trimester, which is supervised by a member of staff within the department. Overall, students gain a wide range of transferable skills applicable to practical legal experience or further academic study.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 Honours degree in a relevant subject area. International applicants - Competence in English is required for international students. For this course IELTS with 6.5 overall with 6.0 in each skill is required; previous study in English is accepted; candidates that do not meet the language requirements may take an English course at the University of Hull prior to entering the programme.

Course modules

Core modules Semester One:;

Legal Research Seminar;
Principles of Public and Private International Law;
Optional Modules;
Environmental Justice;
International Commercial Arbitration;

Semester Two - Pick three options from the following LLM Modules:;
Carriage of Goods;
International Commercial Arbitration;
International Investment Law;
Law of the World Trade Organisation (WTO);
Transnational Commercial Law;
Or, choose one module from the other LLM modules available in the Law School.;
Alternatively, choose one module from another department, subject to approval and timetabling.;

Semester Three;
Dissertation - a supervised, independent research project.;

Assessment methods

Assessment: A 15,000-word dissertation and a range of assignments relating to modules.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 5,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 2,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Hull Campus Hull HU6 7RX Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

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