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Course summary

This course draws primarily upon the common law tradition but is intended to provide the widest possible perspective through groundings in international economic law and a contemporary economic and financial context. Why study LLM International Commercial Law at BU?

  • Gain a solid understanding of international commercial law, attractive to prospective employers as many businesses rely on their ability to trade internationally
  • Understand the perspective of the legal regulation of institutions and transactions, explore the problems associated with competing national jurisdictions and a critical awareness of corporate, intellectual property and tax law
  • Tailor your studies toward the specific areas of international commercial law to suit your desired career through a range of option units
  • Enhance your career prospects, not only within the legal profession. Graduates have gone on to work as consultants, judges assistants, senior lawyers and associate directors.

Modules

Core units: Regulation & Policy of International Commerce; Law of International Commercial Transactions; Dissertation Option units (choose four): Principles of International Law & International Organisations; Corporate Law: Theory & Practice; International Cyber Law & Governance; International & Comparative Intellectual Property Law; Regulating Informational Interests; International Law of the Environment; International Taxation; Contemporary Issues in Intellectual Property Law

Assessment method

Dissertation.


Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and 5.5 in all other components of speaking, listening and reading.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9500 Year 1
Scotland £9500 Year 1
Wales £9500 Year 1
Channel Islands £9500 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9500 Year 1
EU £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Additional fee information

All fees are quoted in pounds sterling and are per year. Your tuition fees will be the same for each year of your course. Fees during your placement year (if applicable): £1,850. Visit Bournemouth University's website for full details.
International Commercial Law at Bournemouth University - UCAS