Masters | Postgraduate Course - Masters of Laws: International Commercial Law LLM Course Details within University of Exeter

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Course Fees
Tuition fees per year 2019/20 UK/EU: £8,850 full-time; £4,425 part-time International: £17,700 full-time
Start Month(s)
September
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Masters of Laws: International Commercial Law LLM

Study Details

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

International Commercial Law is one of the most popular, challenging, and relevant areas of law to study at postgraduate level. Our faculty includes some of the most respected international names in the field, including the authors of leading practitioner and student texts and editors of important journals. We are confident that Exeter is the best possible environment in which to study the exciting, fast-paced, and lucrative commercial world, including subjects like corporate finance, international trade, intellectual property, energy and the environment.

The LLM in International Commercial Law provides a wide range of options. Students may focus on banking and financial law, corporate law or general commercial law. Exeter’s strong links with the legal profession’s top global firms and employers make this LLM a particularly attractive one for students who are looking to go into private practice or to work in banks or financial institutions. This LLM is also an ideal preparation for a career in international business as it covers areas of expertise required to succeed in senior positions in international trading companies. Internships in Europe and further afield, are often advertised to participants in this course, especially those with hard-to-find linguistic or other skills.

Module details

  • LAWM640 Dissertation in topic related to Commercial Law 60
  • LAWM044 Trademarks 30
  • LAWM072 International Trade 30
  • LAWM067 Carriage of Goods by Sea 30
  • LAWM087 Competition Law 30
  • LAWM089 Consumer Protection 30
  • LAWM084 International Commercial Arbitration 30
  • LAWM080 International Banking Law 30
  • LAWM079 Marine Insurance 30
  • LAWM100 Mergers and Aquisitions 30
  • LAWM101 Patent and Design Law 30
  • LAWM103 World Trade Law 30
  • LAWM104 Corporate Social Responsibility: Globalisation, Regulation and Law 30
  • LAWM714 Oil and Gas 30

Entry Requirements

A good second class honours degree in Law (or a degree with a substantial legal component) is normally required. If you hold a good lower second honours degree or equivalent and practical and/or other relevant experience you may also be admitted in appropriate circumstances.

Applicants without a Law degree. 
We welcome applications from students with other qualifications or degrees in an area appropriate to the LLM programme. These may include Social Sciences, Humanities, Accountancy or Business Studies. Please note this list is not exhaustive and every application will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Programme Funding

We offer numerous scholarships to encourage exceptional students to apply for Masters programmes at the University of Exeter.

Student Destinations

The LLM Master of Laws is an ideal preparation for a career in a number of fields, with specialist options such as LLM International Commercial law and LLM European Law preparing you specifically for success in areas from banking and finance to European law and politics.

The modules offered include topics you must have knowledge of in order to succeed in senior positions, whether in private practice, corporate or public employment – including international trading companies and law firms, chartering, trade, and marine insurance, the European Commission, the European Court of Justice, or the Governments of EU Member States.