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.
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.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
2 or 3 years
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.
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Part time 2 years
Part time 3 years
UK-EU £ 2,450
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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