The LLM programme has been designed to equip you with the in depth knowledge and relevant skills that will enhance your professional career in a range of legal environments. Responding to student and employer demand, we have restructured our top-rated Masters in International Commercial Law course to incorporate maximum flexibility both in the topics you cover and in the way and pace you learn. The LLM International Commercial Law course has been rated among the Top 200 Best Masters in the Business and Commercial Law Global Ranking; and in the Top 50 in Western Europe (Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings 2013/14).

We have added further pathways allowing you to specialise in such sought-after areas of expertise as Energy Law, Dispute Resolution, or Commercial Law, or to spread your studies across a wider selection of the modules we offer at Masters level. There is a strong international flavour to the subjects offered.   You are now able to combine on campus classes with online ones to suit your circumstances.

Please note this course is subject to validation

Study Details:

Full-time/Part-time/Distance Learning

Module Details:

  •   Legal Framework (subject to validation)
  •   BSM083 Oil & Gas Law
  • BSM104 Equality & Discrimination Law
  • BSM108 Legal Aspects of Mergers & Acquisitions
  • BSM109 Renewable Energy Issues
  • BSM135 International Construction Contracts
  • BSM144 Dispute Resolution in Oil & Gas Contracting
  • BSM151 Oil & Gas Taxation: Fiscal Law and Policy
  • BSM575 Construction Law
  • BSM576 Advanced Construction Law
  • BSM578 Oil & Gas Contract Law
  • BSM583 Intellectual Property
  • BSM585 International Business Law
  • BSM586 International Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • BSM588 Doing Business Overseas
  • BSM601 Arbitration Law
  • BSM602 Public International Law
  • BSM613 Construction Contracts in Context
  • BSM614 European Trade Law
  • BSM624 Environmental Aspects of Oil & Gas Law
  • BSM632 Employment Contracts and Rights
  • BSM633 Labour Law
  • BSM651 Construction Adjudication Law
  • BSM654 Termination of Employment
  • BSM691 Theory and Principles of Conflict Resolution
  • BSM692 Mediation in Practice
  • BSM693 Mediation in Context
  • BSM694 Advanced Mediation Practice
  • BSM695 Energy Law & Policy
  • BSM789 Maritime Law
  • BSM857 Dissertation

Note 1. A candidate cannot choose both BSM586 International Commercial Dispute Resolution & BSM601 Arbitration Law 2. BSM691 & BSM692 are prerequisites for BSM693 and BSM694.


Entry Requirements

For entry to the course you should be one of the following:

  • A law graduate in any jurisdiction
  • A non-law graduate with law-related work experience such as contracts. (Non-lawyers may be required in include the introductory module “The Legal Framework” in their programme of study.)

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.

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