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International Trade and Commercial Law

LL.M. Online
24 months
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5453 GBP/year
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About

We live in an increasingly global community, and trade across borders continues to rise. Understanding how the law works on an international scale for business and commercial interactions is useful for a number of different roles. The International Trade and Commercial Law programme is offered by the University of Essex Online.

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Overview

Many undergraduate law degrees contain little content about international trade law – so for lawyers who wish to specialise, the  International Trade and Commercial Law programme at the University of Essex Online will help distinguish skills amongst legal practitioner peers. 

For people in managerial roles whose companies span across national borders, this course will help the understanding of the minutiae of details relating to transnational commercial dealings. 

And for those who simply want to gain further understanding of the nature of international business and trade, this course will provide a thorough grounding in the relevant legal topics.

The course will delve into many legal topics including:

  • the remit, procedures and operation of the World Trade Organisation
  • competition law and how it is implemented at a national and international level
  • the main issues that arise in international sales of goods transactions

You will also be able to tailor your course with a range of optional modules. You will round off your studies by conducting an original research project on the topic of your choice within the field. You will gather data, conduct analysis and create a well-written and thoughtful dissertation on the subject.

Your future

The specialist legal knowledge you will gain is of particular use to those working within roles connected to global commerce, such as a lawyer within an international law firm, a multinational company doing business across borders, a governmental organisation regulating trade, or a research position looking into the future of business. The skills you gain will further enhance your CV to unlock senior role possibilities.

Qualified solicitors or barristers will also be able to use the skills and knowledge gained from studying the course to meet their annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law of the World Trade Organisation
  • International Competition Law 
  • International Sales of Goods 
  • Legal Research Skills and Methods 
  • International Carriage of Goods 
  • Private International Law 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

An undergraduate degree from an approved institution, equivalent to a UK Honours degree, or a relevant professional qualification

Work experience

Senior level work experience

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5453 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10906 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5453 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10906 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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