LLM International Trade Law


Swansea University    Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law

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Full time & Part time September LLM 1 year full-time, 2-3 years part-time
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Are you interested in the exciting world of international trade? Our International Trade Law LLM programme offers a comprehensive understanding of the legal and commercial aspects of global trade. Taught by experienced experts, you'll delve into the formation of international sale contracts, transportation of goods, and resolution of disputes. With this specialised knowledge, you'll have a wide range of career opportunities in legal practice, education, industry, finance, and more. As part of the programme, you can choose from modules such as International Banking, E-Commerce, and Commercial Arbitration. A 2:2 honours degree or relevant experience is required for entry. Join us and become a 21st century legal professional in international trade!

About the course

International trade is fundamental to global economic prosperity. Our LLM in International Trade Law will give you an in-depth understanding of its legal and commercial aspects, to open up a range of exciting career opportunities. 

Learning from experts with high level academic and practical experience, you will gain in-depth understanding of the law concerning international sale contracts, from their formation, to the organisation of the transportation of goods, and the resolution of international disputes. The specialist knowledge and skills you gain from this course can provide a springboard to a career in legal practice, education, industry, commerce, finance or arbitration.

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Entry Requirements

The entry requirement for this LLM in International Trade Law is a 2:2 honours degree, ideally in a cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply.

We welcome applications from students from around the world and require evidence of previous study that is equivalent to the entry requirements.

Pre-sessional courses are now available for postgraduate taught Law courses - find out more on our dedicated webpages.


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Scholarships are only available for certain courses and for eligible students who hold an offer to study at the School of Management, School of Social Sciences, School of Culture and Communication, and the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law in September 2024.

To find out more about the scholarships, eligibility criteria and how you can apply, please see:

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- School of Social Sciences - Advancing Futures Scholarships
- School of Culture and Communication - Creating Futures Scholarship
- School of Law - Inspiring Futures Scholarships

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Eligibility

Scholarships are only available for certain courses and for eligible students who hold an offer to study at the School of Management, School of Social Sciences, School of Culture and Communication, and the Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law in September 2024.

This scholarship is open to applicants of any nationality.

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