LLM International Commercial Law

  • DeadlineStudy Details:

    LLM 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time (for home students)

Course Description

What is International Commercial Law?

The objective of Commercial Law is to facilitate commercial transactions, whether a sale of goods, dealing in digital content or data, secured financing arrangements, or mergers. Once a commercial transaction crosses jurisdictional borders, complex questions arise regarding the enforceability of all the terms in a commercial agreement, the law(s) which apply to the transaction, and where any disputes which might arise from the transaction can be resolved.

What makes our LLM special?

This LLM is distinctive because it brings the unique Warwick ‘law in context’ approach to the study of International Commercial Law. You will learn how:

  • Law interacts with and supports or constrains large commercial deals
  • The boundaries of law in dealing with international commercial transactions
  • Wider policy and ethical questions operate within the commercial context

Our LLM in International Commercial Law (ICL) will provide you with a solid foundation for understanding the legal challenges of international commerce, and will allow you to explore how a range of international transactions are regulated through a combination of contracts, domestic law and internationally-agreed rules.

This course is suitable for law graduates or practising lawyers seeking to develop specialist knowledge in international commercial law and business people who wish to gain an understanding of the legal context for international business deals. It is also ideal for anyone seeking to understand the process of facilitating and regulating international commerce, those who wish to influence international law making, and anyone preparing for further research in this area.

Entry Requirements

2:i UG degree or equivalent

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Programme Funding

We offer a variety of postgraduate funding options for study at the University of Warwick, from postgraduate loans, university scholarships, fee awards, to academic department bursaries.

Student Destinations

What sort of careers can I go on to?

Studying at postgraduate level can provide a platform to a wide range of career opportunities. It enables students to differentiate themselves for opportunities where a postgraduate qualification is a requirement or desirable. We have recently had graduates go on to work in careers such as:

  • Practicing lawyers with a specific focus on international commercial law
  • Commercial Arbitrators
  • Civil Service work in departments dealing with aspects of international commerce
  • Work in NGOs representing international businesses

Module Details

Core Modules

  • LA984 Dissertation, Research and Writing Seminar
  • LA9FN Foundations of International Commercial Law

There are a range of optional modules available

Please visit website to see which optional modules are currently running in the Law School.

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