LL.M. On Campus

Commercial and Corporate Law

Queen Mary University of London

12 months
26250 GBP/year
17250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Commercial and Corporate Law LLM programme offered at Queen Mary University of London covers the regulation of international trade, the structure and management of international business transactions, and the economic foundations of trade and corporate law. 


This area is increasingly important due to the emergence of new markets, trans-border merger and acquisition activity and the convergence of trade, finance and global corporate governance.

  • Attend a range of events, including the 'New Voices in Commercial Law Seminar Series', 'CCLS Open lectures: Ethics in Business and Finance' 
  • Gain access to the School of Law Corporate Law Lecture Series
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions

What you'll study

Modules for the Commercial and Corporate Law LLM at Queen Mary University of London deal with the global and regional regulation of international trade, structuring and managing international business transactions, and the economic foundations of trade and corporate law. Please note that not all modules will be available in any one year.

You will be offered a varied selection of taught modules from which you can choose, enabling you to gear your qualification to set you on your desired career trajectory. You do not have to choose your modules until you have had the opportunity to learn about them in greater detail during your comprehensive induction period.

You will have voluntary access to an excellent series of lectures in Critical Thinking and Writing in Law to help you to improve your writing and research in law skills.


You will need to complete 180 credits in total.

Full year programme:

  • 180 credits of taught modules (this can include a 30 credits elective dissertation)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Regulation of Financial Markets
  • Banking Law International
  • Law and Ethics in Business and Finance
  • Elements of Islamic Law (Not running 2021-22)
  • Company Law: Foundational and Constiutional Issues
  • Corporate Governance: Foundational and Theoretical
  • Animal Law, Welfare and Trade
  • Animal Law, Media and Culture
  • Transnational Law and Governance Applied
  • Chinese Business Law
  • Multinational Enterprises: Business and Legal Organisation

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Degree requirements

  • A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or a degree with substantial law content.
  • Law graduates with a 2:2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.
Other routes
  • Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26250 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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