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LL.M. On Campus

International Commercial Law

Bournemouth University

12 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
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About

The LLM International Commercial Law course draws primarily upon the common law tradition but is intended to provide the widest possible perspective through groundings in international economic law and contemporary economic and financial context.

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Overview

Many businesses rely on their ability to trade internationally, so a solid understanding of international commercial law is attractive to prospective employers, including specialist forms with international clients.

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the dynamics of international commerce, a common law perspective of the legal regulation of institutions and transactions, an appreciation of the problems associated with competing national jurisdictions and a critical awareness of corporate, intellectual property and tax law. 
  • Tailor your studies toward the specific areas of international commercial law to suit your desired career through a range of option units
  • Enhance your career prospects, not only within the legal profession but in a variety of industries. Graduates have gone on to work as consultants, judges assistants, senior lawyers and associate directors. 

Careers

The International Commercial Law programme at Bournemouth University will provide a challenging and stimulating opportunity to enhance your career prospects within a variety of industries and/or the legal profession.

In particular, the course will appeal to:

  • International students looking for an understanding of commercial trade
  • Lawyers seeking a specialism or an accreditation to advise commercial clients
  • Managers in the banking, insurance, carriage and other constituent industries
  • Recent or mature Graduates (and equivalents) seeking more focused career opportunities
  • Academic lawyers seeking to expand their knowledge base.

Programme Structure

  • Regulation & Policy of International Commerce: You’ll be introduced to key concepts of English commercial law forms and discuss several developments of the regulatory frameworks that control commercial practices.

  • Law of International Commercial Transactions: This unit aims to provide a comprehensive scrutiny of the transactional aspects of commercial law such as cross-border trade and financing of international sale of goods. It provides an opportunity to explore how the law on this subject matter regulates the activities of buyers, sellers and banks. 

  • Dissertation: The dissertation provides an opportunity to conduct research on an area of law associated with the knowledge and skills gained during the course. You’ll develop further skills in critical thinking, evaluate new and existing relevant research and enhance your conceptual understanding of law.

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no application deadline for this course. However, if you will need a visa, think carefully about the length of time it will take for your visa application to be processed.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:2 in any subject
  • For post-experience and professional qualifications, there may be additional entry requirements set by the association or institute that ultimately administers the qualification in question. The qualification description on the course information pages should tell you what these are but please get in touch with the Future Students Enquiry team.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 12 months.

Fees shown are for 2022/23 entry please visit the website for more information about fees.

Living costs for Bournemouth

700 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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