12 months
25475 EUR/year
25475 EUR/year
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This area of law provides a basis for international business transactions and the development of international markets. The International Commercial Law programme from University of Birmingham Dubai is an excellent choice for those seeking opportunities in the commercial world and looking to understand the global challenges it faces.


Why study this course?

  • Tackling global issues - The increasing relevance of our LLM degree in International Commercial Law makes it an excellent choice for those seeking opportunities in the commercial world and seeking an understanding of the global challenges it faces.
  • International reputation - Birmingham Law School is ranked in the 100  (QS World Rankings 2020) and Top 60 (THE 2022) best law schools in the world and has an international reputation for its research and teaching.
  • Excellent career prospects - alumni from Birmingham Law School consistently find employment in the leading international law firms. Many have achieved international distinction as lawyers, academics, in the judiciary and in other fields such as commerce and public service. Joining the programme will involve joining a vibrant global community of students, alumni and academics
  • Transferable skills - this advanced LLM Law degree prepares you for a wide range of careers as it enables you to develop your skills in research and writing through assessed work and a substantial dissertation written under the supervision of a specialist in the subject
  • Support and guidance - you will have access to a range of support services -including excellent library resources and support in developing skills in research, drafting and other subject-specific skills.


Your Birmingham degree is evidence of your ability to succeed in a demanding academic environment. Employers target Birmingham students for their drive, diversity, communication and problem-solving skills, ateam-working abilities and cultural awareness. 

Graduates of the International Commercial Law programme from University of Birmingham Dubai move onto a diverse range of careers, with many going on to work in top law schools and law firms. Some examples of where our recent graduates have gone on to work include the UK Home Office, Pinsent Masons LLP, HSBC, Vodaphone and Kinstellar. A number of our postgraduate students go directly from Birmingham to complete the Solicitors Qualifying Exam, Bar Professional Training Course and many other international professional qualifications.


This programme is accredited by the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Research
  • International Oil and Gas Law
  • Global Trade Law and Policy 
  • English and International Sales Law 
  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Company Law and Policy 
  • Sustainable Energy and the Environment

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25475 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25475 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    25475 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25475 EUR for the full programme during 12 months.

AED 103,864, or AED 51,932 for part-time.

Living costs for Dubai

5300 - 9200 AED /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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