University of Leeds

University of Leeds

International Trade Law

This course focuses on the public international law aspects of international trade and in particular the regulation of international trade by international law and international institutions, including the WTO; students investigate and apply the complex rules of international trade law to novel problems and real-world and hypothetical scenarios; the course also gives students the opportunity to critically evaluate the legal rules and underlying policies concerning international trade law.

Entry requirements

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

Course modules

Core modules: international economic law; the international law of foreign investment; world trade organisation law; research methods; dissertation; plus optional modules include: EU discrimination law; 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 law of credit and security; consumer law; trade marks, geographical indications, designs and trade secrets.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 7,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA 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