The principal focus is on the multilateral trading system and the law of the World Trade Organisation. Our modules will allow you to develop in-depth specialisation in key related areas, such as the environment, public procurement, or competition law.
This pathway is an excellent choice for those who want to grasp the foundations of international trade, but also engage with critical contemporary issues. It will also provide a unique opportunity for deeper understanding of the challenges facing the United Kingdom in the Brexit context.
Why study this course?
- Study at a top global law school - the University of Birmingham is in the top 15 in the UK for Law (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021), reflecting the high quality of our teaching and our world-leading research. The LLM International Trade Law pathway has been developed by expert academics including Dr Henok Asmelash.
- Research-led teaching - our academics conduct cutting-edge research which informs law reform. The latest Research Excellence Framework confirmed that 96% of our research is judged to be internationally recognised.
- Professional links - our Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research provides professional opportunities to network with top firms, engage with leading global experts and plan for your future career aspirations.
- Optional modules - you will choose your options from one the widest ranges of modules on any LLM programme in the UK with up to 30 modules available, enabling you to create a unique degree tailored to your interests and preferred specialism.
- Opportunity to specialise - develop your knowledge of the law-governing world trading systems and the topics of globalisation, commercial conflict and governance. This International Trade Law programme from University of Birmingham provides a rare set of specialised modules leaving graduates uniquely qualified for growing international employment markets.
- Commercial Conflict of Laws
- Environmental Energy Law
- Financing of International Trade
- Global Competition Law
- International Corporate Governance
- International Trade Law
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , National
DisciplinesInternational Law Master of Laws (LLM) Commerce View 70 other Masters in Commerce in United Kingdom
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Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.
International21240 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21240 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National9810 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9810 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
UK: £4,905 part-time
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