The LLM International Business Law meets the current demand for specialist knowledge and skills in a rapidly expanding field. The course provides you with the opportunity to explore the legal regulation of the world of international business, and you’ll acquire knowledge and understanding of the aspects of substantive and procedural law.
You will study all the key areas of international business law, including international trade law, international intellectual property law, international competition law, corporate criminality and tax evasion.
What's covered in the course?
The course will also provide you with the opportunity to critically examine different systems of law at a higher level. The critical analysis skills that you will develop while studying on this programme will enhance your employment opportunities in the legal and business sectors, as well as enabling you to acquire a strong basis for progression to doctoral studies.
The course aims to develop your ability in analysing and evaluating the principal features of international business law. You will study the major concepts, values, principles and rules that dictate the discipline.
You will communicate complex and abstract ideas in an articulate and confident manner, as well as learning a host of transferrable skills that will stand you in good stead for when it comes to securing employment.
Why Choose Us?
-You will learn from an outstanding and dedicated teaching team. -You can study this programme without needing to have an undergraduate law degree. -The course has flexible delivery methods to suit your location and when you are able to study. -You will have an opportunity to enhance your employability skills by completing an internship.
Our LLM is taught by an outstanding team of professionals. You must complete six taught modules and either a dissertation or placement. Delivery of the taught modules comprises of both face-to-face and online seminars, which you need to prepare for with reading and research.
The seminars are designed to enable you to interact with other students and your tutors, to share and discuss your preparatory work and to complete activities. Our virtual learning environment, Moodle, is used to give you access to materials and online activities, including discussion forums.
Our students progress on to a range of jobs within the law sector. They have gone on to work with leading establishments such as Alegeh & Co, working as associate legal practitioners.
You will have the opportunity to undertake a placement as an alternative to a dissertation. In addition we have active, student-led Legal, Mooting and Debate Societies.
Our Student Mooting Society is one of the most successful in England, with our students reaching five finals in the past six years, regularly beating teams from some of the country’s most prestigious universities.
We also have a staff and student led Pro-Bono Unit that provides legal advice to the public.
Minimum Second Upper Class UK degree or international equivalent in any subject area. For International students, IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum score of 6.0 in each category), or equivalent will also be required for students whose first language is not English.
Recipient: Birmingham City University
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