LL.M. On Campus

International Business and Commercial Law

The University of Manchester

12 months
23000 GBP/year
11000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The LLM in International Business and Commercial Law course from The University of Manchester offers you the opportunity to develop an advanced understanding of the law governing commerce and finance in today's international market.


Multinational companies must regularly overcome a wide range of legal and governance issues in order to do business worldwide. This International Business and Commercial Law course  from The University of Manchester encourages you to explore the legal challenges faced by international business and analyse the fundamental legal framework for dealing with them.You will study areas such as corporate governance, international trade transactions and competition law.


  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the legal fundamentals of international commerce and finance.
  • Gain deeper insight into specific problems and critical issues faced by international business today and the international legal frameworks in dealing with them.
  • Develop an understanding of the legal framework for business and commerce within regional economic blocs, such as the European Union.
  • Understand relevant academic debates and new developments in law.

Career opportunities

This course will prepare you for a career in law with specialisation in international business. It also allows the development of research skills for those wishing to pursue an academic career in international business law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • LL.M Dissertation 
  • Academic Skills for Legal Studies 
  • Human Rights Law 
  • International Sale of Goods 
  • International Commercial Arbitration and Mediation Law 
  • Corporate Governance, Global Trade and Labour Laws 
  • W.T.O. & Regional Integration Law 
  • Transnational Corporate & Capital Markets Law 
  • Intellectual Property Law 
  • Postgraduate Competition Law in an International Context 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If your academic background is not directly related to the programme, you should supply an academic-standard writing sample on a subject related to the programme.
  • If English is not your native language, then you should provide an academic-standard writing sample in English directly related to the subject.
  • We accept a range of qualifications from different countries that equate to a UK 2.1. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country .

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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