University of Reading

International Commercial Law

International Commercial Law

The LLM International Commercial Law programme takes an interdisciplinary approach combining law and business.

The programme offers a wide choice of modules delivered by the School of Law, and the ICMA Centre, part of the renowned Henley Business School. You will be part of a dynamic and global learning environment, where academic excellence and professional relevance are at the heart of our teaching.

You will examine the area from a comparative, international and inter-disciplinary perspective, and benefit from high-quality teaching and courses supported by expert academic researchers and practitioners. You will have opportunities to hear from a variety of guest speakers – academics and practitioners – who are experts in their fields.

The programme takes a practice-focused approach, and will enable you to develop valuable links with employers and take opportunities to gain real-world experience.

You will have access to use of common student spaces at Foxhill House, library access and internet access.

Pathways

You will have the opportunity to be awarded an LLM in International Commercial Law or to specialise by choosing a pathway by selecting pathway-specific optional modules. Across all pathways students will study Advanced Issues in International Commercial Law. Those in specialist pathways will also have a choice of pathway-specific compulsory modules. All programmes also offer an extensive range of optional modules.

Entry requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)
  • You are normally required to have an undergraduate upper second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

Course modules

  • Advanced issues in international commercial law
  • International corporate finance and the law
  • Legal aspects of mergers, acquisitions and takeovers
  • Legal aspects of trade and the World Trade Organisation (WTO)

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (EU) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Wales) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Channel Islands) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (England) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 16,045 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2019 7,545 per Whole course (Scotland) 12 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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