The LLM International Commercial Law course has been designed to equip you with theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
This course has been rated among the Top 200 Best Masters in Business and Commercial Law Global Ranking; and in the Top 50 in Western Europe (Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings 2013/14). From Business law and international commercial dispute resolution to tax and corporate governance, our classes prepare you for a future where your knowledge and skills will truly make a difference.
Our graduates go on to enjoy a variety of career paths including: continuing their practice within the legal profession; consultancy; successfully gaining internships in international organisation such as the UN, WTO, EU; the judiciary; business; public service and higher education.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD):
Individual modules are available for members of the legal profession for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development.
See the website http://www.rgu.ac.uk/law/law-study-options/postgraduate/international-commercial-law-full-time-llm
What you will study
•International Business Law
•Intellectual Property Law
•Public International Law
•Comparative Company Law
Exit Award: PgCert International Commercial Law
•European Union Trade Law
•International Commercial Dispute Resolution
•Doing Business Overseas
Plus 1 module from:
•International Corporate Governance
•International Comparative Tax Law
Exit Award: PgDip International Commercial Law
Award: LLM International Commercial Law
Once the Postgraduate Diploma stage has been completed, students are expected to present a written research proposal in respect of their intended dissertation topic. Once approved, this will normally form the basis of the Masters thesis. Students undertake research and prepare the dissertation independently but under supervision by a member of academic staff.
How you will learn
In full time mode, you will learn through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshop sessions. These comprise of a mix of group study, discussion, simulation and presentations of findings by teams and individuals. You will work as an individual and also as part of a team on case studies, team activities, presentations and discussions.
Access to our virtual learning environment, CampusMoodle, is also provided giving you access from home to learning materials (including videos, e-books and journals).
There is an increasing market need for law graduates and professional practitioners who have both a broad range of knowledge alongside appropriate skills.
This course relates closely to the international commercial law sector of the legal industry and graduates will be equipped to advise on international commercial law matters. They may also be able to advance in their legal career, with improved opportunities and access to promoted positions in the field within commerce and international business.
If you want to find out how to apply, click here - http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline
For entry to the course you should be one of the following: •law graduate in any jurisdiction •lawyer admitted to practice in any jurisdiction •non-law graduate with substantial law-related work experience such as a contracts •legal administrator within a business. All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course. Please note, UKVI are currently not accepting TOEFL as proof of English Language for Full Time International Student Visas.