University of West London

University of West London

International Investment and Arbitration Law

This programme covers substantive rules and principles of treatment of foreign investors by foreign governments and the various forms of dispute resolution available for investment and commercial disputes; it identifies key principles and rules relating to the rights and obligations of host states and investors, the main sources of regulation, the key actors, and dispute resolution procedures; it also explores various problems related to doing business in developing and transition economies and the remedies available to foreign investors, as well as touching upon relevant rules of international public law and domestic commercial law.

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification with appropriate law content; students with 3 years' legal or relevant commercial work experience may considered subject to interview; applicants with extensive work experience are considered on a case by case basis; applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or above, at a minimum of 5.5 for each of the 4 individual components, TOEFL internet-based test 90 or above, Pearson PTE Academic 58 or above, or an equivalent secure English language test.

Course modules

Modules include: International commercial arbitration and mediation; international commercial law; research methodology; dissertation; international investment law; international public law.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 6,950 per Whole course (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 10,995 per Whole course (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time day £ 4,300 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
LLM Part-time day £ 5,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ealing Campus Ealing W5 5RF South East

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University of West London