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An increasingly globalised economy requires international commercial law professionals to have a wide range of knowledge on issues relevant to international commerce, such as the World Trade Organisation and the law of international trade, and in areas such as international finance, intellectual property or international energy law.As part of Northumbria’s innovative and flexible LLM Law framework, the International Commercial Law specialism has been designed to meet the needs of legal
An increasingly globalised economy requires international commercial law professionals to have a wide range of knowledge on issues relevant to international commerce, such as the World Trade Organisation and the law of international trade, and in areas such as international finance, intellectual property or international energy law.
As part of Northumbria’s innovative and flexible LLM Law framework, the International Commercial Law specialism has been designed to meet the needs of legal practitioners within this field, as well as finance professionals who may benefit from a deeper contextual understanding.
It is not necessary to have an undergraduate law qualification and there are no jurisdictional restrictions, so you will be part of a diverse and intellectually stimulating cohort. You will learn from each other’s experiences in a relaxed and collaborative environment.
Northumbria Law School is one of the largest law school in the UK, and houses academics with an international reputation for research in International Commercial Law. You will benefit from our strong links with the North East legal community, and learn from staff who continue to undertake high profile work in legal practice.
Engaging in the LLM Law’s specialist areas of contemporary and innovative legal study, within an established postgraduate legal qualification, provides you with a remarkable opportunity to enhance your career.
You will graduate from this course with independence of thought, boundless curiosity and a talent for collaboration – traits valued by every employer.
If you already have a qualifying UK law degree, this course will help you to enhance your CV with a specialism so that you stand out when competing for training contracts.
If you are joining us from another legal jurisdiction you will be able to apply your specialist skills and knowledge in your home country, contributing to local priorities for growth in relevant areas. For students from countries that follow the Bologna Process and require two year of postgraduate study, it will be possible to study the LLM framework twice, choosing a different specialism each time. You will qualify for an alumni discount on the second year.
Students who have qualifications or careers in related areas such as finance will acquire valuable contextual understanding that helps them stand out among their peers.
This course is also an excellent route to PhD study if you are seeking an academic career within the field of law.
Northumbria is an innovative, pioneering university which pursues new thinking, forges new partnerships, creates and exchanges new knowledge and finds new solutions to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head on.
The University’s inspirational academics, partners and students work together to transform lives and make a remarkable impact on the world.
Rated 5 stars for both teaching and employability by QS Stars, and awarded Silver in the latest Teaching Excellence Framework, Northumbria offers cutting-edge postgraduate degrees, degree apprenticeships, and research degree opportunities.
All of these have been shaped by the University’s ground-breaking research and created in collaboration with the 560 employers and 60 professional bodies who sponsor or accredit Northumbria’s programmes.
Where you'll study
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne and Wear