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What will I learn?

The aim of the LLM International Commercial Law is to introduce you to the legal and normative concepts underpinning International Commercial Law as well as the challenges this area of law will face in the coming years. You'll also explore its interaction with other systems and fields of law. One of the key aims of this programme is to provide you with the knowledge base and intellectual and practical skills necessary to develop a career in the area of international commercial law. As a student on the LLM International Commercial Law you'll have the opportunity to pursue your own interests and have a large degree of flexibility to tailor your degree to your intended career path.

  • explore how international commercial law deals with real-world challenges
  • opportunity to undertake a research placement with an international focus - available on a competitive basis
  • introduction to the legal and normative concepts underpinning international commercial law as well as the challenges this area of law will face in the coming years.

Assessment

Assessment is made up of group or individual presentations and essays, both of which apply research, theory and policy to legal problems. An innovative feature of this programme is the opportunity to undertake a field dissertation. This opportunity is offered on a competitive basis and typically lasts for up to 12 weeks. A limited number of field dissertations are supported each year. Placements are organised by students and the Law School oversees supervision arrangements. You will also gain PGCert and PGDip awards in this course.

Which department am I in?

School of Law

Study options

Full Time (12 months)

Tuition fees
£17,600.00 (US$ 19,071) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

September 2022

Venue

University of Strathclyde

McCance Building,

16 Richmond Street,

Glasgow,

Glasgow, City Of,

G1 1XQ, Scotland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale. Some courses may accept a lower GPA and will take into consideration your supporting documents. Applications are made directly to Strathclyde for postgraduate study. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

For international students

Students need a first or upper second-class honours degree in a related discipline. Entry may be possible with a lower second-class honours degree, if you also have suitable professional qualifications and/or considerable appropriate experience. Please note: a Law degree is not a prerequisite for entry to this course. IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall (no individual band less than 5.5).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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