International Commercial Law LLM

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Location
Start Date
Duration
1 Year
Location
Waterside
Start Date
February

Overview Updated 19/11/2018

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.

 

Course

Highlights

  • Distance Learning option available for flexible study.

Additional

Information

Student and Staff Experiences

Our Law division has created their own blog which updates regularly with posts from staff and students. The blog is a great way for you to gain an insight into what the department has been working on, research that is being done, or an insight into the course. Take a look at the blog here

Course Details

Studying the LLM International Commercial Law will give you the opportunity to investigate an area of particular interest in detail when you produce your dissertation. You will be supported by experienced lecturers who use a range of innovative teaching methods, which will enhance your overall studies.

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

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

  • Public International Law ( Credits)
    Module code: LAWM040
    Core Module N
  • International Commercial Law ( Credits)
    Module code: LAWM015
    Core Module N
  • Intellectual Property Rights ( Credits)
    Module code: LAWM018
    Core Module N
  • International Corporate Crime ( Credits)
    Module code: LAWM025
    Core Module N
  • Research Methods ( Credits)
    Module code: LAWM036
    Core Module N
  • Public International Law ( Credits)
    Module code: LAWM040
    Core Module N
  • Dissertation ( Credits)
    Module code: LAWM020
    Core Module N

Module information is quoted for 19/20 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.

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…

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Updated 19/11/2018

  • 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.

     

    Course

    Highlights

    • Distance Learning option available for flexible study.
  • Studying the LLM International Commercial Law will give you the opportunity to investigate an area of particular interest in detail when you produce your dissertation. You will be supported by experienced lecturers who use a range of innovative teaching methods, which will enhance your overall studies.

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

    Read more

    Additional

    Information

    Student and Staff Experiences

    Our Law division has created their own blog which updates regularly with posts from staff and students. The blog is a great way for you to gain an insight into what the department has been working on, research that is being done, or an insight into the course. Take a look at the blog here

    • 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

    • Public International Law ( Credits)
      Module code: LAWM040
      Core Module N
    • International Commercial Law ( Credits)
      Module code: LAWM015
      Core Module N
    • Intellectual Property Rights ( Credits)
      Module code: LAWM018
      Core Module N
    • International Corporate Crime ( Credits)
      Module code: LAWM025
      Core Module N
    • Research Methods ( Credits)
      Module code: LAWM036
      Core Module N
    • Public International Law ( Credits)
      Module code: LAWM040
      Core Module N
    • Dissertation ( Credits)
      Module code: LAWM020
      Core Module N

    Module information is quoted for 19/20 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…

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Waterside

Our brand new £330 million campus.

Now Open

Discover the campus

360° Tour