Masters | Postgraduate Course - International Trade and Commercial Law LLM Course Details within Nottingham Trent University

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Home/EU: Full-time (1 year) £7,000 Part-time (cost per year of study) £3,500 (for Year One*) Distance Learning (cost per year of study) £3,500 (for Year One*) International: Full-time (1 year) £14,500 Part-time (cost per year of study) £7,250 (for Year One*) Distance Learning (cost per year of study) £3,500 (for Year One*)
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International Trade and Commercial Law LLM

Study Details

LLM 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Growing in national and international importance, international trade law is one of the exports of the English common law system. The structure of international contracts is dominated by English common law principles. On this course you'll develop your expertise in key areas impacting international trade and commercial law.

About the LLM International Trade and Commercial Law

This popular course explores diverse areas of the subject including:

  • international sales and carriage of goods
  • insurance
  • international finance
  • international dispute resolution
  • World Trade Organisation law.

The latter is of particular importance since India and China joined the WTO.

Module details

You will study six taught modules followed by a dissertation.

  • Business Organisations
  • Corporate Liquidation
  • International Competition Law
  • International Carriage of Goods
  • International Commercial Transactions
  • Securing Corporate Debt
  • Public Companies: Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance
  • International Sale of Goods
  • World Trade Organisation
  • Private International Law
  • Transnational & Comparative Employment Law
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Trade Risk Insurance Law

You can select up to two modules from another subject area,

  • Corporate and Insolvency Law
  • Health Law and Ethics
  • Human Rights and Justice
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Sports Law.


Entry Requirements

What are we looking for?

  • A good law degree, 2.2 or above.
  • Applicants whose first degree is not Law will be required to provide evidence of commitment to the LLM subject that they wish to study.
  • Applicants from other disciplines will be welcomed in appropriate circumstances, particularly if they have experience in the area, even if not as lawyers.

We specify these minimum entry requirements, but we will assess you individually on your ability to benefit from the course. We sometimes offer places on the basis of non-standard entry qualifications, and industrial or professional experience.

Programme Funding

You might be able to get a scholarship to help fund your studies. We award scholarships to those students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Student Destinations

Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers team run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals.

Due to the School's excellent reputation within the legal profession, our graduates are highly sought-after and recognised for the depth and relevance of their knowledge. 99% of our postgraduate Law School students are employed or engaged in further study six months after graduating (DLHE, postgraduate leavers 2016/17).

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