• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
The PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law course from University of Essex Online offers an advanced qualification that is designed to build on your knowledge from the PG Cert programme modules and also introduce legal research skills and methods, international carriage of goods, private international law, intellectual property law and international commercial dispute resolution.

About

Law is a widely recognised and highly respected subject and the knowledge gained on the PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law from University of Essex Online will open up many opportunities for you to develop your skills to progress towards a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organisation.

Studying online gives you the freedom to study when and where it suits you – at home, during your lunch hour or anywhere else you have internet access.

The actual duration may be longer or shorter depending on your speed of study, study options chosen and module availability. It’s possible to complete your studies faster than the indicative course duration by doubling up on modules at certain times; however, minimum study durations do apply.

Career prospects

The programme is dedicated to improving employability amongst the graduates. The online course give you the opportunity to improve your career prospects and earning potential with a mix of key skills that are directly transferable to the workplace.

The legal knowledge gained from the PG Dip International Trade and Commercial Law could prepare you for a role in an international law firm, multinational company or governmental organisation.

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 included:

  • 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
  • Intellectual Property Law 
  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 16 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

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

Work Experience

At least 5 years’ senior level work experience.

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!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5448 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5448 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7271 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 16 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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