LLM International Business Law

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Our postgraduate LLM International Business Law course provides you with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in international business law. Successful completion will give you a recognised postgraduate qualification in International Business Law.

Course information

Within industry, international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area. This course provides a learning experience which will enable you to develop your academic ability and enhance your performance in employment, whilst further developing your career opportunities.

For online students, teaching and learning is predominantly through weekly synchronous and asynchronous online workshops. For campus based students there are weekly workshops which take place on Wednesdays. The learning ethos is to draw on the range and experience of our diverse student cohort.

Substantial coursework represents the main assessment method in most modules along with workshop presentations and /or online activities and the dissertation.

Our extensive e-law library facility gives access to many legal and academic sources from within and outside the jurisdiction.

The course is supported by the University’s web-based Blackboard facility with ICT an integral part of the programme. The University subscribes to extensive electronic legal databases and journals while all students are registered users of the University’s network with a dedicated network space accessible remotely.

We have superb links with the law profession, police and probation services and you’ll enjoy regular visits and talks from leading practitioners, academics, barristers, solicitors and judges.

You’ll be taught by expert academics who are involved in real life research, obtaining funding for applied research via Knowledge Transfer Partnership schemes, research and development grants and awards. Full-time Preston Campus students can take advantage of a professional placement year.

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You’ll have the opportunity to enhance your employability skills by gaining additional qualifications in the areas of alternative dispute resolution (specifically, international arbitration and mediation).

The School has been a leading provider of higher education in law for over 40 years. Over that period it has established a national and international reputation for its wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 

The School actively works in partnership and develops opportunities with businesses and the local community. 

Academics are currently funded to work on applied research projects in the UK and internationally with a range of partners including Howgill Family Centre, the Racial Equality Commission and the World Health Organisation. 

Past graduates have gained or developed careers in legal private practice, public body legal services, and in corporate and commercial fields.

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