The significance of national boundaries is diminishing and a comprehensive knowledge of the law governing international trade and commercial relationships is of the utmost importance.
This International Corporate and Commercial Law programme at University of Lincoln provides you with the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of the law and regulations which govern corporate and commercial activities across national borders.
Allowing you the opportunity to reflect on the private and public dimensions of the legal rules necessary to govern the world economy, this programme aims to prepare you to respond to the changing and dynamic nature of legal relations between corporations, individuals and states.
A substantial dissertation is required as part of your study, and this is designed to enable you to enhance your research skills as you undertake a detailed investigation in an area of your choice.
Career and Personal Development
The LLM courses at Lincoln Law School are designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop a solid bedrock in terms of knowledge and skills to pursue, or further develop their careers, whether they be in legal practice, working in business or industry, working for governmental or international organisations, for non-governmental organisations or in academia.
For those pursuing legal careers, there has been an increasing demand for lawyers with the necessary knowledge of international law and international business law to provide services to clients both in terms of transactional and litigation work. This is particularly true in the case of commercial law firms undertaking work for multinational corporations and those businesses involved in multi-jurisdictional transactions and/or disputes.
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower 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).
First or second class honours degree in a relevant subject.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
A new system of postgraduate loans for Master's courses has been introduced in the UK. Under the new scheme individuals will be able to borrow up to £10,609 for the purpose of completing an eligible postgraduate Master's qualification.
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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