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LLM International Business Law / Business Law / Law

LLM International Business Law / Business Law / Law

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Full time | De Montfort University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Company Law International Business Studies International Law

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Discover the varied aspects of business law and regulations in domestic and international contexts, with a diverse range of modules to suit your career aspirations, whether they are in law, management, exporting, consultancy, or academia.

Overview

Our flexible LLM gives you the freedom to tailor your studies to suit your career aspirations, and graduate with an LLM in International Business Law, Business Law or Law depending on the modules you choose and the subject of your dissertation. On this course you will delve deeper into core aspects of business law and regulations in domestic and international contexts. We will introduce you to common law and civil law legal systems, and compare approaches to legislative interpretation, use of precedent and codification.

From international trade contracts to the international exploitation of intellectual property rights, or examination of how the internet works and the legal problems that arise from it, the areas of study we offer within the international private corporate and commercial law specialism are vast and specialised.

Our diverse range of modules equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to develop your career, whether you want to work in law, management, exporting, consultancy, or academia. Study in a setting that encourages debate and meaningful discussions on international business practices, and protections that the law gives. Your learning will also benefit from the close links that Leicester De Montfort Law School maintains with local and national companies.

Key features

  • Gain an edge in this competitive field and set yourself up for international employment opportunities by learning in greater depth about the common law and civil law approaches to business law.
  • Design your own course. The diverse range of specialist modules within the course will allow you to tailor your studies to meet your career aspirations.
  • Enjoy a diverse learning experience with students from other legal systems.
  • Widen your career options. This course will prepare you for employment in international fields such as management, exporting and consultancy or academia.
  • Learn from lecturers with extensive academic international experience from a wide variety of backgrounds. In addition to academic and research expertise, the teaching team also includes experienced legal practitioners, to give the course a balance of practical and academic focus.

Teaching and assessment

A range of teaching and learning methods will be employed as appropriate to each module. The methods may include seminars, tutorials, workshops, discussions and e-learning packages. Assessment is by means of coursework and dissertation.

Modules

Introduces you to common law and civil law legal systems, and compares and contrasts their different approaches to legislative interpretation, use of precedent and codification. It also examines the role of European Union law in attempting to harmonise the law relating to contract.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

11,000

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

14,600

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in a law or business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification. No work experience is required. In exceptional cases, applicants without a related degree but with extensive legal or business experience will be considered.

University information

De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) is a university with a rich heritage, providing students with high-class further education options for over 150 years. Situated in the centre of Leicester, a thriving midlands location, students benefit from excellent facilities not only on campus but also when seeking leisure time in the surrounding region. Students at DMU are able to choose from a wide range of postgraduate courses, all of which are...more

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