• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

The courses in this International Corporate & Commercial Law programme from King's College London are 100% online and is designed to give you an understanding of the end-to-end lifecycle of a corporate body.

With an LLM from King’s College London, you’ll gain an in-depth understanding of corporate law’s place in a complex and ever-changing business landscape.

The course has practical relevance at its heart. It uses real-world examples such as Brexit and the emergence of digital companies like Amazon and Alibaba to help broaden your knowledge.  

If you’re a lawyer wishing to pursue a career within corporate or commercial law, without taking a career break, this is the LLM is for you.

On This Online International LLM Courses, You’ll Enjoy:

  • Flexibility to study without taking a career break. Our course is 100% online – all you need is a computer and an internet connection to earn your degree.
  • The freedom to study on your own terms. With six entry points throughout the year, you can fit your studies around your busy personal and professional life.
  • Smaller class sizes, meaning you get more support from Teaching Fellows and international leaders in the field.

Benefits of online learning

  • Flexibility so you can study while you work to achieve your aspirations without taking a break from your career.
  • Six entry points throughout the year allows you to fit learning around your other commitments. All you need is a computer and an internet connection.
  • Achieve an LLM in as little as 2 years, a PGDip in 16 months and a PGCert in 8 months.
  • You will benefit from small class sizes, receive support from Teaching Fellows and be taught by international leaders in their field.

Career prospects

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field. The Dickson Poon School of Law has strong connections with some of the world’s leading legal firms and international employers. A King’s College London LLM will allow you to study alongside other legal professionals around the world and enhance your career prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Corporate Actors: Power & Responsibility
  • The Corporate Form and its Issues 
  • Corporate Finance Law 
  • Fundamentals of the Law and Policy of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Transnational Corporate Law & Practice 
  • Transnational Corporate Restructuring 
  • International & Comparative Oil & Gas Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      Achieve an LLM in as little as 2 years, a PGDip in 16 months and a PGCert in 8 months.
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper 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).

General Requirements

  •  A 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Law, or in a degree with 70% law content, or in the Graduate Diploma in Law. 
  • If you have a high 2:2 (i.e. 57%-59%) in law, or in a degree with 70% law content, and at least 3 years of work experience in law, your application will be considered. 
  • Professional experience. Applicants who have achieved a 2:1 or above in a non-law degree (i.e. finance or business) will be considered for this programme provided that they have at least 3 years of work experience in law (i.e. those who are working in a law firm as a practicing solicitor or those that have passed the bar exam and are working as a practicing lawyer). 

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

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

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18600 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • LLM - £18,600 for the full 2 years
  • Postgraduate Diploma - £12,400 per year
  • Postgraduate Certificate - £6,200 per year

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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