LLM International Business Law in the UK
International Business Law deals with the legal rules, legislation, customs, conventions and treaties that regulate the commercial transactions between countries. LLM International Business Law courses in the UK may include modules such as International Competition Law, Corporate Governance, World Trade Law and Insurance Law.
Courses in Commercial Law or Corporate Law also cover similar areas of law in more depth, whereas International Business Law takes a broader approach to cover more aspects of international business legal regulations.
LLM International Business Law Career Prospects
An LLM in International Business Law will give students a competitive edge when entering the employment world. LLM International Business Law can lead to fulfilling careers in banking, international trading and regulation firms as well as well recognised positions in international commercial organisations.Students wishing to pursue an academic career may choose to further their study with a PhD in Law.
Benefits of Studying Law in the UK
- Study in the country where common law originated
- Complete an LLM in just one year
- Benefit from an international and multicultural university experience
- Learn through lectures and small tutorial groups, with one-on-one time with professors available
Entry Requirements for an LLM
A first or second class honours UK bachelor’s degree in Law, GDL, or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification and an understanding of the basic principles of public and private law. Degrees in other degrees will be considered if substantial legal knowledge and experience can be proved.
Typical IELTS requirements: 6.5 overall, with no lower than 6.0 in any one component.
Please note that entry requirements differ between UK universities.
Which UK Universities Offer LLM Courses?
To discover the best places to study an LLM in the UK, find out about the universities listed in the top ten for law in the Guardian University Guide 2017 below:
- University of Cambridge
- University of Oxford
- London School of Economics
- King's College London
- Queen Mary, University of London
- University College London
- University of Durham
- University of Dundee
- Robert Gordon University
- University of East Anglia
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