12 months
7800 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
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Develop the skills and expertise to succeed in commercial law with an online Commercial Law LLM from from the University of Sunderland recognised for teaching and research excellence in law.


An Online Llm in Commercial Law That Opens Up a Range of Career Paths

The 100% online LLM Commercial Law from the University of Sunderland has been created for both lawyers and non-lawyers at all stages of their careers who have an interest in the commercial dimension of international legal issues and who want to gain a robust legal understanding of the global business environment. Whether you want to learn the commercial legal skills to support your pathway to becoming a lawyer, are currently practicing and are looking to specialise in commercial or trade law, or are looking to develop a legal profile in a role within the civil service or the business world to accelerate your career progression, this online Master of Laws provides you with the knowledge, insights and skills to help you achieve your goals.

The online LLM Commercial Law will equip you with an advanced understanding of the complex legal issues surrounding international commercial and trade law, corporate governance and commercial arbitration. It will provide you with a comprehensive appreciation of how international transactions are regulated through domestic law and internationally-agreed rules.

Programme Structure


  • International Trade Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • European Law
  • Legal Research, Skills and Methods
  • Contract Law
  • Employment Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree
  • A UK master’s degree (or international equivalent)
  • Third-class or ordinary undergraduate degree (without honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of two years’ appropriate work experience
  • Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of three to five years’ relevant professional experience

Work experience

The work experience must be at a graduate level, in either a managerial or professional capacity which may include voluntary work, placements, internships, or project management

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.


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