This specialist LLM in International Commercial Law builds on your undergraduate study by deepening your understanding of international business law, as well furthering your commercial awareness in this area. The course is designed for those intending to practice law in the field of international commercial law. The course covers key principles of international business law and the international sale of goods. Alongside this, it explores the reputational and litigation risks associated with corporate social responsibility and human rights. Optional modules include 'Mediation and negotiation' and 'International commercial arbitration'. This course is focused on the professional practice of international commercial law and seeks to develop professional skills and experience as well as academic knowledge. Key skills include dispute resolution and you'll be encouraged and supported to seek relevant legal placements alongside your studies. The course requires an undergraduate degree in law, so your existing knowledge of basic principles, concepts and theories, combined with this specialism will give your career in the area a head start. An LLM is also beneficial if you want to go into teaching law. At LSBU, we want to set you up for a successful career. During your studies – and for two years after you graduate – you’ll have access to our Employability Service, which includes: An online board where you can see a wide range of placements. You can also drop in to see our Job Shop advisers, who are always available to help you take the next step in your search. Our Careers Gym offering group workshops on CVs, interview techniques and finding work experience, as well as regular presentations from employers across a range of sectors. Our Student Enterprise team can also help you start your own business and develop valuable entrepreneurial skills.
Research methods Principles of international commercial law The international sale of goods International business, human rights and CSR Dissertation Plus two optional modules from: International commercial arbitration Mediation and negotiation Comparative law
- LLB (Hons) Law degree 2:2 or higher; or - UK graduates with a non-Law degree (2:2 or higher) and relevant knowledge and experience: or - Individual applications for accreditation of prior learning and experience will be considered in accordance with the School's policy. - We welcome equivalent qualifications from around the world. English language qualifications for international students: IELTS score of 6.5, Cambridge Proficiency or Advanced Grade C.
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Postgraduate loan (PGL) for Masters study If you are starting a Masters course, studying either full- or part-time, you may be entitled to apply for a postgraduate study loan. Find out more at our postgraduate fees and funding section at https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding Scholarships We offer several types of fee reduction through our scholarships and bursaries. Find the full list and other useful information on funding your studies on the scholarships and fee discounts page on https://www.lsbu.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-and-funding/scholarships
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