LL.M. On Campus

International Commercial Law

12 months
18975 GBP/year
9500 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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International Commercial Law degree offered at University of Sussex is ideal if you’re already a legal practitioner or in business and wish to gain an understanding of the legal context for international business deals.


Global commercial transactions are becoming more complex, posing new legal challenges.

On this International Commercial Law course at University of Sussex, you’ll:

  • look at the law in a commercial setting
  • learn to resolve business disputes between or among transnational parties through the use of arbitrators and through courts
  • explore the legal framework governing commercial activities and cross-border transactions
  • develop the practical skills needed to act as a legal adviser during international commercial transactions
  • learn to assess cutting-edge scenarios and recent reforms in international commercial law.
Throughout your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to network with professionals, practitioners and activists from around the world. These networks will also be valuable after you graduate.


This course will enable you to work as a legal practitioner in a variety of roles, for example:

  • advising on cross-border commercial transactions
  • as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes
  • as a government official
  • as an expert in an NGO or international organisation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Global Intellectual Property
  • International and Comparative Company Law
  • International Business and Human Rights
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Investment Law

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally have an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree or above.
  • Subject-specific requirements: Your qualification should be in law. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18975 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18975 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Brighton

815 - 1383 GBP /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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