Flexible distance learning for the busy professional
This course will develop your understanding of key areas in business law and international business law. It is designed for business executives and professionals, and is particularly suitable for lawyers, accountants, managers and human resources professionals. •Informa This course is delivered in partnership with Informa Professional Academy, an organisation dedicated to working with leading academic bodies to provide high-calibre and well respected distance learning postgraduate courses •Develop your own personal pathway This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules •Study at your own pace Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award •Differentiate yourself in the job market Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of business law •Boost your employability Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market
Teaching and assessment
The LLM is studied by distance learning and is fully assessed by coursework and a dissertation. The distance learning mode involves optional attendance at Leicester De Montfort Law School, for a maximum of ten Saturday study days during the period of study. The course is structured in a way that allows you to exit at one of several points, if desired, each with a postgraduate award.
Choose your own modules!
Business Law in the UK and EU – in this module you will examine the sources of UK law and EU law and the status and consequences within them. You will also cover the single market and the free movement of goods within Europe. You will explore the classification and characteristics of personal property rights, examine business responsibility for goods and service and investigate the freedom of contract, public policy and business contracting. You will also examine the state regulation and self-regulation of business and their licensing activity.
Plus optional modules which may include:
• Aspects of Discrimination in Business
• Business Taxation
• Civil Liberties in the Workplace
• Collective Labour Law
• Company Law
• Consumer Law
• Corporate Insolvency Law
• EU Competition Law
• European e-Commerce Law
• Individual Labour Law
• Intellectual Property Law
• Law of Health and Safety
• Laws of International Trade
• Negotiated Study
• Personal Insolvency Law
• Private International Law
• Sale and Supply of Goods
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
Faculty of Business and Law alumni scholarships 2013/14
The scholarship programme is based on academic achievement and merit and applies to all students automatically who are graduating or have graduated within the last 2 years, and enrol onto one of our full-time Masters programmes (including the Legal Practice and Graduate Diploma in Law programmes).
•Those students who hold a 2.1 or first class honours degree are eligible for a £2,000 discount off the tuition fees of all full-time Masters programmes •Those students who hold an honours degree qualification below 2.1 level will be eligible for a £500 discount off the tuition fees for all full-time Masters programmes •Applicants to the full-time Legal Practice or Graduate Diploma in Law courses will be eligible for a £500 discount from tuition fees.Terms and conditions • Scholarships are available for courses running in the 2013/14 academic session • The alumni scholarship will operate as a discount to be applied at point of enrolment • The award cannot be carried over into the next academic year (ie by deferring students) • Applicants must have previously studied and successfully completed a course (in any subject) of at least nine months or more in duration (full-time, part-time or distance learning) from any DMU UK campus within the last two years • All UK, EU and overseas DMU graduates are eligible, including students graduating in 2013 or have graduated within the last two years (2011 or 2012) • The scholarship will be awarded automatically (subject to the eligibility criteria) and there is no separate application process or deadline • Applicants must have no outstanding debt with the university • Students in receipt of the alumni scholarship will not be eligible for any other scholarship or award no cash alternatives will be offered and the scholarship cannot be transferred to any other course at DMU or to a nominated recipient • Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the university • De Montfort University (DMU) reserves the right to revise, review or withdraw any of the scholarships at any time without prior notice • Alumni scholarships are only available to students paying their own fees • De Montfort University (DMU) reserves the right to cancel any scholarship which has been claimed fraudulently • The GCIB (Pre-Masters) Programme is not included in the scheme
Value of Scholarship(s)
De Montfort University is pleased to announce the 2013/14 alumni scholarship programme. These awards are part of the university’s on-going commitment to enhancing the personal and career development of our graduates. The scholarship programme is based on academic achievement and merit and applies to all students automatically who are graduating or have graduated within the last 2 years, and enrol onto one of our full-time Masters programmes (including the Legal Practice and Graduate Diploma in Law programmes).
• The scholarship will be awarded automatically (subject to the eligibility criteria) and there is no separate application process or deadline
You should have a good honours degree or overseas equivalent, or an appropriate professional qualification. Some background knowledge of law is useful, but a degree in law is not essential. If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required. English language tuition is available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.
Depends on the degree level - visit the website to find out more
Recipient: De Montfort University
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