International and Commercial Dispute Resolution Law LLM


University of Westminster    Law

Full time & Part time September, January LLM Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
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Immerse yourself in the world of International and Commercial Dispute Resolution Law with the LLM programme at Westminster Law School. This dynamic course delves into contentious law within public and private international and commercial legal realms, offering a comprehensive exploration of adjudication, alternative dispute resolution, and negotiation processes. Stand out by gaining expertise in substantive issues and procedural intricacies while honing essential skills for real-world scenarios. Notably, the course distinguishes itself from the International Commercial Law LLM by focusing on dispute resolution. Small class sizes foster a collaborative learning environment, and the opportunity to choose elective modules from other LLM courses enhances networking prospects. The programme welcomes non-law graduates and individuals with professional experience, requiring a minimum 2:2 honours degree or relevant qualifications. With a strong emphasis on academic research, pragmatic jurisprudence, and career support, this LLM equips you for diverse roles in the legal landscape, from barrister to mediator and beyond. Elevate your legal career with this internationally recognised qualification.

About the course

Our International and Commercial Dispute Resolution Law LLM (ICDRL) is for anyone wishing to demonstrate a commitment to contentious law in public and private international and commercial legal contexts. The taught part of the course includes modules which reflect the three main forms of dispute resolution process, namely, adjudication (litigation and arbitration), alternative dispute resolution (ADR – principally mediation), and negotiation.

This course differs from the International Commercial Law LLM (ICL) course which is primarily concerned with non-contentious aspects of commerce (ICL modules include competition law, trade and insurance).

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2). Applicants without the standard qualifications, but with significant professional experience in the relevant field or related professional qualifications may be considered.

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing.

Applicants are required to submit one academic reference.




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