University of Leeds

University of Leeds

International Business Law

The overall purpose of the course is to enable students to develop knowledge and skills in relation to the legal rules regulating business activity in the UK and Europe, as well as at a global level; students approach business problems from a legal point of view, and examine legal rules to identify their coherence and consistency; they also evaluate legal business solutions in terms of the legal, economic and social purposes the law should serve.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree in law, finance, economics or business, or non-UK equivalent; relevant & substantial work experience of more than 5 years considered.

Course modules

Core modules: Insolvency law; research methods; dissertation; plus optional modules include: European business law; international e-commerce law; EU agricultural law and the WTO; comparative legal traditions and globalisation; competition law; insolvency law; corporate law; advanced corporate law; international banking law (the regulatory framework); international banking law (capital markets and loans); international corporate governance; international law of credit and security; consumer law; the international law of foreign investment; world trade organisation law; trade marks, geographical indications, designs and trade secrets; international economic law.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions, School of Law
Telephone number: 
0113 343 7573