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12 months

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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Company Law

Course type


Course Summary

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.


The principal aim of this module is to introduce you to the fundamentals of contractual formation, incorporation, vitiating factors, discharge and remedies in the context of all areas of contract law. You will consider the implications of legislation in relation to consumer contractual terms and analyse the types of remedy available. It will also introduce you to the nature of commercial contracts and liabilities.

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Entry requirements

At least a UK 2.2 undergraduate degree; A UK Masters degree (or international equivalent); Third-class or Ordinary undergraduate degree (without Honours) or UK equivalent professional qualification with a minimum of 2 years appropriate work experience; Applicants who do not hold a recognised degree will be asked to provide evidence which demonstrates a minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant professional experience.