University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

International Economic Law

This course offers students the opportunity to explore how international economic law deals with real world challenges. Students gain an understanding of the fundamental rules and principles supporting international economic law. The course is for those wanting to develop careers with international law firms and other organisations with an international focus. It's also useful for students who want to work in the international development sector in management, planning, or policy related areas.

Entry requirements

A second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in a related discipline (some law content recommended). Entry may be possible with other qualifications, especially where work experience is relevant to the course. If the 1st language is not English, students must provide documentary evidence of an appropriate level of competency of written and spoken English. The minimum standards are an IELTS minimum overall band score of 6.5 (with no individual test score below 6.0). The University's English Language Teaching department offers pre-entry and pre-sessional courses for new international students from April each year. Full fee paying students are entitled to one month of the pre-sessional English course free of charge.

Course modules

Core classes: legal research; world trading systems: law and policy. Elective classes: Choices may include: comparative law of obligations; international environmental law; e-commerce; comparative company law and regulation; competition law and policy in the EU; legal process and the law of contract and other obligations (for non-lawyers); UK and EU environmental law; intellectual property; digital copyright law and policy-making; international trade theory, policy and institutions; telecommunications law.

Assessment methods

A variety of assessment methods and weightings are used on Law School Masters programmes. The classes developed specifically for this programme generally follow this format: Two x 4,000-word essays or one final exam together with a 4,000-word essay. Each component of assessment is generally worth 50 per cent of the final mark of a class. To pass each class, you need an average overall score of 50 per cent across all assessments as well as a minimum score of 40 per cent in each individual component of assessment.

Sponsorship information

There are several scholarship opportunities available for students applying for this course. Opportunities include: John Fitzsimmons Memorial scholarships; Lord Hope Postgraduate scholarships; International Scholarships (instructional); University of Strathclyde Progression Scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,150 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,150 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,150 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,150 per Year 1 (EU) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,150 per Year 1 (England) 4 months
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (International) 4 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (EU) 8 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (England) 8 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,000 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,850 per Year 1 (England) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde Glasgow G1 1XQ Scotland

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