LLM Commercial Law

Admission

Entry Requirements:

  • Law degree (minimum lower second class honours) or;
  • Degree in law and another subject (minimum lower second class honours) or;
  • Non-law degree (minimum lower second class honours) and a pass in the GDL or CPE or;
  • Non-law degree (minimum lower second class honours) and appropriate/relevant professional experience
  • Non-graduates with appropriate professional experience will also be considered.


International Students:

  • Law degree (minimum lower second class honours) or;
  • Degree in law and another subject (minimum lower second class honours) or;
  • Non-law degree (minimum lower second class honours) and a pass in the GDL or CPE or;
  • Non-law degree (minimum lower second class honours) and appropriate/relevant professional experience
  • Non-graduates with appropriate professional experience will also be considered.
  • Law degree (minimum lower second class honours from a recognised University)
  • If your first language is not English you should have a minimum of IELTS (min. 6.5) or equivalent.

For details of which international qualifications are accepted for this programme, please see country-specific entry requirements.

Programme

The method of assessment for each module will be made through a combination of:

  • Memorandum of advice on a practical legal issue (30%)
  • Written examination (70%)

Compulsory Modules:

  • Commercial Law
  • 10,000 word dissertation

Optional Modules:

  • Business Tax Law
  • International and Comparative Tax Law
  • UK and International Banking Law
  • Fraud and Financial Crime
  • Transnational Criminal Justice Law
  • The Law of Investigations
  • International and Comparative Corporate Securities Regulation
  • Advanced Corporate Law
  • Corporate Finance Law
  • The Law relating to Financial Transactions
  • Corporate Securities Regulation
  • Financial Regulation and Compliance
  • Business Organisations Law
  • Chinese Business Law
  • Chinese Public Law and Human Rights
  • Comparative Commercial Law
  • Islamic Finance Law
  • Islamic Business Law
  • International Business Law

Programme Type

  • One year full-time starting in September 
  • One year full-time starting in January 
  • One year full-time starting in May