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About

International trade is fundamental to global economic prosperity. Our LLM in International Trade Law programme at Swansea University will give you an in-depth understanding of its legal and commercial aspects, to open up a range of exciting career opportunities. 

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Overview

Learning from experts with high level academic and practical experience, you will gain in-depth understanding of the law concerning international sale contracts, from their formation, to the organisation of the transportation of goods, and the resolution of international disputes.

The specialist knowledge and skills you gain from this course can provide a springboard to a career in career in legal practice, education, industry, commerce, finance or arbitration.

On this LLM degree you will gain the knowledge and experience to develop into a 21st century lawyer or legal service practitioner with specialist and in-depth understanding of international trade law.

Our postgraduate law degrees give you the opportunity to learn from academics who are industry experts, with a wealth of academic and practical experience.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the  International Trade Law programme at Swansea University  are well positioned for stimulating and rewarding career opportunities.

Improving your employability is a key priority for us, and we organise a range of events to help, including the annual LLM careers fair, which gives you the opportunity to meet local and international law firms, as well as networking events and visits to leading practices in the City of London.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law of International Trade
  • Charterparties: Law and Practice
  • Law and Practice relating to International Banking and Commercial Payments
  • E-Commerce
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Law of International Trade
  • The Law of Marine Insurance

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
Lower Second Class (required)
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

  • The entry requirement for this LLM in International Trade Law is a 2:2 honours degree, ideally in a cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply.
  • If English is not your first language you will need an acceptable pass in an approved English Language qualification such as the IELTS test (with an overall score of at least 6.5 and a minimum of 6.0 in each component).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15450 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7300 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.

Part time 2 years

  • UK-EU £ 3,650
  • International £ 7,750

Part time 3 years

  • UK-EU £ 2,450

  • International £ 7,750

Funding

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