International Commercial Law LLM

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Duration
Location
Start Date
Duration
2 Years
Location
Distance Learning
Start Date
September

Overview Updated 24/10/2018

We are updating the content on this course ready for a September 2018 start. If you would like more information on how the course will differ from what is reflected here than please contact us study@northampton.ac.uk.

This course explores the many facets of international commercial law; how the law applies between international parties when a conflict arises. This LLM course will also establish the challenges of International Corporate Crime (ICC), and what measures are in place to tackle it.

 

Course

Highlights

  • Flexible online study available to fit around your career.
  • An enthusiastic teaching team providing a supportive atmosphere for research.

Additional

Information

Assessments

Formal course assessment is centred on module essays and the submission of a dissertation, although the precise method of assessment may vary across modules. You may be informally assessed in a number of different ways, including through individual presentations.

Course Details

Globalisation and the growth of transnational corporations means that there has never been a more pertinent time to study International Commercial Law. Our LLM course will take you through some of the key areas of international corporate law, including the growth areas of from Intellectual Property Rights to Private International Law to Corporate Crime. The course will also give you a greater understanding of the EU corporate regulatory regime, something which is crucial for any company that wants to do business in “the world’s largest trading block” (European Commission, 2016). Read the blogs written by staff and students in the Law division.

Read more…

Open Days

Discover your Course

Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

Careers

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the LLM International Commercial Law have progressed to a range of careers within business and charity sectors.

Some of our graduates have pursued careers in academia, the United Nations, and many have used the LLM as a stepping stone for promotion in their existing legal careers.

Contacts

Course enquiries
study@northampton.ac.uk

Application status enquiries
admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

Current student enquiries
SID@northampton.ac.uk

International student enquiries
international@northampton.ac.uk

Enquire online
Online enquiry form

Applying for 2019
Facebook Applicant Group

Office hours:
Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

Phone Call

Home / EU: 0300 303 2772

International: +44 (0)1604 894503

English Language Requirements

All International and EU students applying for a course with us must meet the following minimum English language requirements:

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)
    for study at postgraduate level.

For information regarding English language requirements at the University, please see our IELTS page.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have a good single honours degree. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements but have relevant professional and personal experience and the potential to achieve the academic standard are also encouraged to apply.

If you have successfully completed the Legal Practice Course, Bar Professional Training Course, or you are admitted as an advocate in a jurisdiction approved at the time by the Solicitors Regulation Authority for Registered Foreign Lawyers (RFL) Status you may be eligible to apply for the LLM in Legal Practice.

For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

Course Content

  • Principles of European Law (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM001
    Core Module N
  • Private International Law (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM005
    Core Module N
  • International Corporate Law (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM015
    Core Module N
  • Intellectual Property Rights Law (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM018
    Core Module N
  • International Corporate Crime (20 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM025
    Core Module N
  • Dissertation (60 Credits)
    Module code: LAWM020
    Core Module N

Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

Facilities &

Special Features

  • this course will develop your analytical, evaluative and research skills and will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the tensions that exist in the contemporary domestic and international legal framework.
  • you will benefit from a dedicated team of lecturers who have commercial and professional law backgrounds, as well as substantial teaching experience.
  • strong staff expertise, with substantial teaching experience on both undergraduate and postgraduate courses
  • an enthusiastic teaching team providing a supportive atmosphere for research

Postgraduate Opportunities

Graduate Discount Scheme

Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

*Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

Business and Enterprise

We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

Research

We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

Fees & Funding

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,300
Distance Learning: £2,880 Year One (80 Credits) £3,600 Year Two (100 Credits)

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

Full Time: £7,150
Distance Learning: £2,820 Year One (80 Credits) £3,525 Year Two (100 Credits)

Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

Postgraduate Loans
If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

*Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

19/20 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,750
Distance Learning: £2,880 Year One (80 Credits) £3,600 Year Two (100 Credits)

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page 

18/19 Tuition Fees

Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

International: £12,200
Distance Learning: £2,820 Year One (80 Credits) £3,525 Year Two (100 Credits)

For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International Scholarships page.

Scholarships

Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

EU and International Scholarships

TD Lewis Scholarship

The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

Distance Learning Study

Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

Read more…


*Course data provided by Unistats

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Updated 24/10/2018

  • We are updating the content on this course ready for a September 2018 start. If you would like more information on how the course will differ from what is reflected here than please contact us study@northampton.ac.uk.

    This course explores the many facets of international commercial law; how the law applies between international parties when a conflict arises. This LLM course will also establish the challenges of International Corporate Crime (ICC), and what measures are in place to tackle it.

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Flexible online study available to fit around your career.
    • An enthusiastic teaching team providing a supportive atmosphere for research.
  • Globalisation and the growth of transnational corporations means that there has never been a more pertinent time to study International Commercial Law. Our LLM course will take you through some of the key areas of international corporate law, including the growth areas of from Intellectual Property Rights to Private International Law to Corporate Crime. The course will also give you a greater understanding of the EU corporate regulatory regime, something which is crucial for any company that wants to do business in “the world’s largest trading block” (European Commission, 2016). Read the blogs written by staff and students in the Law division.

    Read more…

    Additional

    Information

    Assessments

    Formal course assessment is centred on module essays and the submission of a dissertation, although the precise method of assessment may vary across modules. You may be informally assessed in a number of different ways, including through individual presentations.

    • Discover your Course

      Our Open Days offer you a fantastic opportunity to get a real taste of university life at Northampton and discover how studying here will be a life-changing experience.

      Each Open Day has a packed programme of subjects talks, advice sessions and activities designed to give you all the information you need about studying with us.

      To find out more about the day, please feel free to have a look at our Open Day Guide.

    • Career Opportunities

      Graduates from the LLM International Commercial Law have progressed to a range of careers within business and charity sectors.

      Some of our graduates have pursued careers in academia, the United Nations, and many have used the LLM as a stepping stone for promotion in their existing legal careers.

  • Applicants should have a good single honours degree. Applicants who do not meet the standard entry requirements but have relevant professional and personal experience and the potential to achieve the academic standard are also encouraged to apply.

    If you have successfully completed the Legal Practice Course, Bar Professional Training Course, or you are admitted as an advocate in a jurisdiction approved at the time by the Solicitors Regulation Authority for Registered Foreign Lawyers (RFL) Status you may be eligible to apply for the LLM in Legal Practice.

    For more more information on how to make an application, please visit our How to Apply page.

    If you are an International student and would like information on making an application, please see our How to Apply page.

    Contacts

    Course enquiries
    study@northampton.ac.uk

    Application status enquiries
    admissions2019@northampton.ac.uk

    Current student enquiries
    SID@northampton.ac.uk

    International student enquiries
    international@northampton.ac.uk

    Enquire online
    Online enquiry form

    Applying for 2019
    Facebook Applicant Group

    Office hours:
    Mon – Thu: 9am – 5pm
    Fri: 9am – 4.30pm

    Phone Call

    0300 303 2772

    +44 (0)1604 892134

    +44 (0)1604 892546

    • Principles of European Law (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM001
      Core Module N
    • Private International Law (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM005
      Core Module N
    • International Corporate Law (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM015
      Core Module N
    • Intellectual Property Rights Law (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM018
      Core Module N
    • International Corporate Crime (20 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM025
      Core Module N
    • Dissertation (60 Credits)
      Module code: LAWM020
      Core Module N

    Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

    • Graduate Discount Scheme

      Our graduate discount scheme is open to graduates of the University of Northampton who enrol on a full master’s programme with us in the year 2018/19.

      Qualifying students will receive 20% discount on the full tuition fee for their Master’s course.

      *Find out if you are eligible for 20% fee discount by visiting our webpage.

    • We are committed to supporting and encouraging business growth and we are involved in a variety of initiatives which seek to benefit the wider community as well as students and staff of the University.

      Discover what businesses we work with and what opportunities may be available to you on our Business and Enterprise pages.

    • We are committed to delivering outstanding research that makes a difference to society. Our Research Institutes and Centres work closely with external partner organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. We produce internationally renowned and relevant research and disseminate knowledge on an international scale.

      Visit our Research Hub page for more information.

  • 19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,300
    Distance Learning: £2,880 Year One (80 Credits) £3,600 Year Two (100 Credits)

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2019/20 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    Full Time: £7,150
    Distance Learning: £2,820 Year One (80 Credits) £3,525 Year Two (100 Credits)

    Please note that tuition fees for EU students will remain the same as UK fees for 2018/19. For more information, please visit the Gov UK website.

    Postgraduate Loans
    If you are starting a postgraduate Master’s course in 2018/19 either full-time or part-time* you may be able to apply for a postgraduate loan through Student Finance England.

    *Please note that the maximum period of study allowed for part-time courses is two years.

    19/20 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 19/20 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,750
    Distance Learning: £2,880 Year One (80 Credits) £3,600 Year Two (100 Credits)

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International scholarships page 

    18/19 Tuition Fees

    Fees quoted relate to study in the Academic Year 18/19 only and may be subject to inflationary increases in future years.

    International: £12,200
    Distance Learning: £2,820 Year One (80 Credits) £3,525 Year Two (100 Credits)

    For information on the scholarships available to you as an international student, please see our International Scholarships page.

    Scholarships

    Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship

    The Dr Mike Daniel Research Degree Scholarship awards £500 to a postgraduate research degree student at the University of Northampton. Dr Mike Daniel was Pro…

    EU and International Scholarships

    TD Lewis Scholarship

    The T D Lewis Scholarship provides both undergraduate and postgraduate students with financial awards of up to £1,500.  This scholarship is awarded on educational excellence…

    The Chancellor's Fund

    The Chancellor’s Fund is a bi-annual fund providing students with awards of between £100 and £1,000. You must be a current student to apply. The…

  • Our online learning courses are flexible and are designed so that you can balance your studies with your commitments at work and home. The course structure and learning materials enable you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.

    Northampton Integrated Learning Environment (NILE) is a dedicated online university learning space that you will use throughout your studies. Your tutors will use NILE to engage with you, and you will use NILE to access course materials, assessment information, virtual classrooms and discussion boards. Your assessed work will be submitted and graded online, so you will be able to see your grades and feedback wherever you are in the world. The system that underpins NILE is Blackboard and access to this system is through the direct web link nile.northampton.ac.uk.

    Read more…

*Course data provided by Unistats

Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour