Coventry University - International Commercial Law LLM

Coventry University

International Commercial Law LLM

This course will give you the chance to explore contemporary issues in international commercial law, through sessions taught by experts in this field.

During this course you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop your knowledge, understanding and critical awareness of international commercial law, with an assessment designed to test both critical understanding of the law, as well as its practical application.
  • Contribute your work for possible publication to the Coventry Law Journal, alongside expert legal academics and professionals.
  • Have the option to apply for a ‘professional experience’ opportunity2, designed to further develop your skills and knowledge with the aim of maximising your employability prospects. See modules for more information.

Entry Requirements

A minimum of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in Law, or a joint honours degree where Law has been studied to an appropriate level. This course is aimed primarily at law graduates, legal practitioners (solicitors and barristers) from the UK and other jurisdictions, and politics and business graduates with some knowledge of law.

English language requirements

  • IELTS: 6.5 overall, with no component lower than 5.5. If you don't meet the English language requirements, you can achieve the level you need by successfully completing a pre-sessional English programme before you start your course.

Career Prospects

Upon successful completion, you should be able to:

  • Critically assess theories, concepts, values, principles and rules of public and private laws in a global commercial context.
  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of contemporary issues and developments within commercial law.
  • Synthesise and critique relevant information from primary and secondary legal sources and draw reasoned conclusions.
  • Apply advanced legal knowledge to practical scenarios in a commercial context.
  • Work independently and collaboratively, including addressing and resolving legal and related questions.

Course Details

This course aims to provide you with the opportunity to further develop recognised legal expertise in the field of international commercial law. You can expect to explore diverse and specialised legal aspects of international commerce, with an emphasis on contemporary developments and their practical applications. Additionally, you will have the chance to draw on your acquired knowledge and expertise and apply them to global issues affecting international commerce, across a variety of business sectors.

Year 1

Commercial Law in Action
International Sale of Goods
Intellectual Property Law
World Trade Organisation Law
Corporate Social Responsibility
International Taxation Law
Research Skills
Research Design
Entrepreneurial Practice
Project – 50 credits

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