LLM Commercial Law

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  • Objectives
    This programme will be of interest to legal practitioners, those in business and those people in the public sector who encounter various aspects of Commercial Law. The programme also offers recent graduates the opportunity to acquire specialist knowledge before starting their career. The degree is based on a core first semester, which will provide you with the essential commercial law principles required for further study. You will then broaden your substantive knowledge through studying a range of options in semester two. You will also develop your research skills and in-depth understanding through preparing a dissertation on a specific area under the supervision of an expert member of staff. This programme can be studied full-time over one year, or on a part-time basis over a maximum of three years.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements We welcome students from all over the world to study on this programme. You will need a good Upper-Second class degree (or the international equivalent) in law. If your degree is not in law, then it should have a large law component, although we will consider your application if you have other qualifications. If your first language is not English, and you have not studied at degree level in English before, we require a qualification in English, currently IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
  • Academic title
    LLM Commercial Law
  • Course description
    Course content

    Semester one:

    -Legal Research and Writing Skills (15 credits)
    -Principles of Commercial Law (30 credits)
    -Principles of European Law (15 credits)

    Semester two:

    -60 credits of options
    -60 credit dissertation

    Optional modules *

    -Competition Law I (30 credits)
    -Advanced European Union Law (30 credits)
    -Company Law (30 credits)
    -Corporate Insolvency Law (30 credits)
    -The Law of Commercial Agency Agreements (15 credits)
    -Intellectual Property Law (30 credits)
    -Insurance Law (30 credits)
    -Current Issues in Commercial Law (15 credits)
    -Current Issues in Commercial & Consumer Contracting (30 credits)
    -Discrimination in Employment Law (15 credits)
    -Commercial Property Law (30 credits)
    -Legal Aspects of the EU’s External Relation (30 credits)
    -International Commercial Litigation (15 credits)
    -The Corporation as Criminal (15 credits)
    -Individual Employment Law (15 credits)
    Commercial & Business Fraud: International Issues (15 credits)
    -Law of International Sales & Sales Financing (15 credits)
    -Trade Union & Industrial Action Law (15 credits)
    * This list does not provide a guarantee that these optional modules will run. Other options may be available, and a full list of options will be provided at registration.

    Weekly seminars for each programme.

    Essays plus a dissertation.

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