University of Leicester

University of Leicester

International Commercial Law

This stream allows the student to choose a range of areas of study dealing with international trade and finance, corporate law, ecommerce, intellectual property and the world trading system; such modules can be combined with others dealing with public international law, European law or human rights; the course allows the student to develop expertise at international and regional level in the issues raised for trade, commerce and corporations by their legal regulation; the course would suit those wishing to specialise in commercial legal practice or commercial legal work within corporations, NGO's (non-governmental organisation) or government.

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally have a 1st or good 2nd Class Honours degree in law or an equivalent degree where law is a substantial element or an equivalent degree in an appropriate discipline. Relevant professional experience post-graduation is given due credit in considering entry requirements.

Course modules

Students take a compulsory module in writing skills in semester 1. Students then choose from a list of optional modules.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed by written coursework, although other forms of assessment may be used as well. Students also complete a dissertation over the summer months.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 14,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 5,470 per Academic year (EU fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leicester Leicester LE1 7RH East Midlands

Key information

School of Law Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0116 252 2370