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About the courseOur LLM International Commercial Law and Arbitration degree is the ideal course to equip you for a specialist career in the area of international commerce. The combination of compulsory and optional modules will ensure that you build a solid ground within your chosen specialism.You’ll study two compulsory modules: International Commercial Arbitration and International Commercial Law (your compulsory module).International Commercial Law covers topics such as the choice of law and
About the course
Our LLM International Commercial Law and Arbitration degree is the ideal course to equip you for a specialist career in the area of international commerce. The combination of compulsory and optional modules will ensure that you build a solid ground within your chosen specialism.
You’ll study two compulsory modules: International Commercial Arbitration and International Commercial Law (your compulsory module).
International Commercial Law covers topics such as the choice of law and jurisdiction clauses, the different types of international contracts and their respective implications for the parties involved, the international conventions applicable to international commerce, shipping law, the role of documentation, and finance and marine insurance.
The International Commercial Arbitration module will examine arbitration as an alternative means of alternative dispute resolution. The role and appointment of arbitrators, arbitral awards, the arbitral procedure and the challenges to the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards are some of the topics you will study.
This course is ideal for students with an interest in the area of international commerce. The combination of compulsory and optional modules will ensure that you build a solid ground within your chosen specialism.
Careers within the area of international disputes both private and public and in organisations of all types and sizes.
Specialists in international commerce with knowledge and skills to mediate in the area of international disputes are in demand in both private and public sector organisations of all types and sizes. Successful completion of this masters degree will enable you to explore avenues into working as an in-house lawyer, in consultancy, or progress in academia or research careers.
Specialists in international commerce with the knowledge and skills to mediate in the area of international disputes are in demand in all sectors of industry.
Students with ideas for a new business, or wishing to grow an existing business, can access the support and networks of our University’s Enterprise Team. Our award-winning Enterprise Hub building on de Havilland campus, which has been part-funded by the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, and our status as a University Enterprise Zone, reinforce an entrepreneurial vision that runs through the University.
Support is available for early-stage businesses and entrepreneurs to use as and when it suits their needs, alongside access to our academic experts, talented graduates, facilities and equipment.
A first degree in Law (or a subject in a related discipline, such as Business, Political Science or International Relations) at a minimum of 2:2. Or, an overseas qualification which is equivalent to a UK Honours degree, minimum 2:2 classification.
Master your dream
At Herts, the university offers a huge variety of postgraduate courses covering everything from animation to environmental management. It offers flexible study options to suit a student’s lifestyle, fantastic links to business and expert guidance every step of the way.
Why choose postgraduate study at Herts?
Employment prospects: 91.5% of postgraduates are in work or further study*
Industry connections: Links with over 1,700 businesses and industrial placements
Accredited courses: over 40 industry accredited courses and work placements
Financial support: No application fees. 20% postgraduate fee discount for University of Hertfordshire graduates. Plus, there's £11,836 of postgraduate funding available**. Find out more about discounts, loans, bursaries, scholarships and grants.