LLM - Commercial Law

Our LLM in Commercial Law will give you access to one of the most important legal fields for global business. It is an area of law that is constantly evolving and innovating – and you will graduate with knowledge and skills that will enable you to embrace the challenges and opportunities presented by law in a global environment.

Our LLM programmes, including the LLM in Commercial Law, are well-respected by leading international law firms*. This programme is one of our most popular courses and offers in-depth, intensive study of specialist commercial and industrial topics from European business and international trade – to aspects of domestic commerce.

You will be challenged and inspired by academics with significant expertise and who are dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking around business enterprise, with those teaching the course all part of the Law School’s Centre of Law and Enterprise.

The intellectually demanding curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills – and empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a variety of sectors. On this course you will also develop in-depth commercial awareness.

The LLM in Commercial Law has particular appeal for individuals looking to forge ahead in the legal, business and finance sectors, or as a specialist, in-house lawyer. Find out how you can do more with law at the University of Bristol Law School.

*Ranked #4 in UK for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms (Chambers Student Guide 2019)

International Students

Entry requirements to this course is an upper second-class honours degree in Law or a degree with an adequate law component. International students with equivalent qualifications should supply a transcript of their examination results (an official English translation if the original is in a language other than English). See international equivalent qualifications  on the International Office website.


95% of graduates in work or further study


UK/EU Full-time: £9,500

Overseas: Full-time: £18,400

UK/EU: Part-time (two years): £4,750



  • Bristol

Study options

  • Part-time
  • Full-time