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International Commercial and Economic Law

SOAS University of London

LL.M.
12 months
Duration
22550 GBP/year
15615 GBP/year
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About

The International Commercial and Economic Law programme offered by SOAS University of London is designed for law graduates and practising lawyers who would like to acquire in-depth knowledge of the commercial world. 

Overview

Whether you want to join a commercial law firm or become an in-house counsel at a multinational company, or just want to know more about international commercial and economic law, this programme will provide you with the necessary knowledge to achieve your potential.

This International Commercial and Economic Law programme offered by SOAS University of London examines commercial and economic law from an international and comparative perspective. It explores the legal, political and social aspects of commercial and economic law in the common and civilian law systems and covers the developed and developing worlds. It provides students with a solid understanding of the legal context within which multinational enterprises operate and the dynamics of international trade. Similarly, it offers an opportunity to develop critical awareness of international investment law, intellectual property, law of Islamic finance and settlement of international commercial disputes. The modules are taught by leading scholars in the field and guest lectures are delivered by experienced practitioners.

The programme will enable students to:

  • Communicate effectively in writing.
  • Structure and communicate ideas and arguments effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Read and comprehend significant quantities of reading rapidly and effectively and develop critical faculties.
  • Find and use a variety of written and digital materials, especially legal materials, in libraries and research institutes.
  • Present (non – assessed) material orally.
  • Develop teamwork skills.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Islamic Law in Global Financial Markets
  • International Investment Law
  • Business and Human Rights in the Global Economy
  • Comparative Company Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We will consider all applications with 2:ii (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references.
    • We understand that the coronavirus has had an impact on the ability of students from many regions to take the IELTS, TOEFL and PTE Academic test, as test centres have been closed. We therefore will be accepting the Duolingo, the LanguageCert and the TOEFL IBT At Home online tests from all International and European applicants for the September 2020 intak

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22550 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    15615 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15615 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part Time 2 Years:

  • EU/UK: £7,810/year
  • Overseas: £11,275/year

Part Time 3 Years:

  • EU/UK: £5,205/year
  • Overseas: £7,515/year

Funding

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