Comments about European Business & Trade Law LLM - At the institution - Manchester - Greater Manchester
The programme aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in European business and trade law with an opportunity to undertake detailed and advanced study of specific topics by way of two research papers. Students will appreciate the impact of European Business law on all areas of business practices, such as, company law, securities regulation, intellectual property, consumer law and audiovisual matters, and will reflect on the role of the European Union as a global economic actor. Students will also have an opportunity to reflect on the relation between the European Union and WTO and to appreciate the inter-relationships that exist among the legal, economic and political dimensions of the European unification process.
Entry requirements: A minimum upper second class honours degree, or the equivalent, in law
European Business & Trade Law LLM
The following 30 credit course unit is compulsory for students undertaking this programme: The EU and World Trade (semester one).
Details of options and course units available can be found on The School of Law website by following these links: Postgraduate - Postgraduate taught - Courses - Index of all course units/modules.
Course units availabe in any given year will not be confirmed until perhaps May or June preceding the start of the academic year. However, the LL.M in European Business and Trade Law will typically offer optional course units in Corporations and International Business Law; Intellectual Property Law; Foundations of European Public Law; Communications Law and Regulation; International and European Labour Law; European Single Market Law; European Competition Law; and Information Technology Law (among other generic optional course units).
Progression and assessment
Most course units are assessed by standard methods - either one unseen written examination, or one coursework essay, or a combination of these two methods of assessment. The assessment method of each individual course unit is listed in the course unit description on The School of Law website.
Students must also submit two research papers for the LL.M degree (one research paper submitted in April, and one submitted in September).