Awarding Institution


 1 Year

Programme Description

The LLM in Commercial Law offers a specialist pathway for indepth study in law relating to business. Designed to give a broad, contextual and critical understanding of the area of commercial law, the course covers the operation of judicial, legislative and administrative action in relevant domestic, European and international contexts. Working at the leading edge of scholarship in this field, gives an added advantage when seeking employment either in legal practice or the commercial world.

This program has been developed in collaborated with members from a range of professions with varying roles in organizations including service managers, practitioners and educationalists.

The course offers a wide range of teaching and learning strategies which are student centered, including action learning sets. The process of action learning allows you to engage fully in exploring challenges and issues relevant to practice in order to challenge existing perspectives and place theoretical knowledge in your own practice context. Other learning strategies include critical evaluation, directed reading, discussion groups, seminars, group work and your own practice.

Entry Criteria
  • An honours degree of 2:2 or above in Law; or
  • An honours degree of 2:2 or above plus a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or the Common Professional Examination (CPE); or
  • An honours degree of 2:2 or above in a related subject (such as business, politics or international relations) and/or relevant experience.
Programme Structure
  1. International Banking and Finance Law
  2. International Contracts
  3. Globalisation and the Law
  4. Foundation for Research
  5. International Intellectual Property
  6. International Laws and Institutions
  7. Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility
  8. Research methods
  9. Dissertation