International Commercial Law LLM

    

    

     

School: Newcastle School of Law

Course code: LLM-ICL-DIG

Credits: 180

 

 

 

Duration

12 months, 15 months full-time

Level

Postgraduate (NLS/HLC LLM)

HLC Qualification Number:

10022862

    Easy payment plans available with no charges.

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    International Commercial Law LLM

    The programme aims to develop pro-active decision makers, managers and leaders for a variety of careers in business sectors in a Newcastle context.

    Master the theory and practice of international commercial law. Further your knowledge of the principles of international contracts relating to commercial activities, and develop advanced analytic and research skills for work in international legal practise or other high-level international careers.

     

    Why Study this Course?

         

    • Study at a top global law school – Newcastle Law School is one of the US top 20 law schools , reflecting our excellence in teaching and our world-leading research. Our academics are experts in their fields, conducting cutting-edge research which informs law reform
    • Extensive extra-curricular legal opportunities – our Centre for Professional Legal Education and Research (CEPLER) run pro bono groups and mooting competitions. Last year, over 200 of our students volunteered in our pro bono groups
    • Professional links – opportunities include placement schemes, the annual law fair, and visits to leading firms. CEPLER run careers events and work placements throughout the year. Last year 163 of our students participated in CEPLER organised work placements
    • Optional modules – tailor your law degree to suit your interests in final year with our extensive range of electives  
    • Optional year abroad opportunities – study overseas at a partner institution and experience incredible cultures, as well as an alternative perspective on Law, and a different academic environment
    • Excellent graduate prospects – 93% of graduates from our Law programmes are in employment or further study 6 months after graduating 
    • Transferable skills – a law degree prepares you for a wide range of careers as it enables you to develop a variety of skills, such as oral and written communication, analysis and evaluation, problem solving, independent working and research skills
    Duration

    The programme is available in two duration modes:

    • 2 Years
    Course Structure

    Modules & assessment

     

    Core modules

    • Commercial Contracts
    • Law in the Global Context
    • Legal Research Methods
    • International Commercial Arbitration
    • Transnational Commercial Law
    • Major Research Project (LLMs)

    Optional modules

    • Corporate Governance
    • Comparative Company Law
    Entry Requirements
    • A first degree, with honours, in a related subject and at a minimum final classification of lower second (2:2) or equivalent.
    • If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by University.

    Important additional notes

    Our published entry requirements are a guide only and our decision will be based on your overall suitability for the course as well as whether you meet the minimum entry requirements. Other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course,

    Learning outcomes, teaching and assessment

    This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:

     

    • Knowledge and understanding
    • Cognitive skills
    • Practical and professional skills
    • Key skills

    The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You’ll be supported throughout by the Newcastle Law School’s unique style of teaching and assessment – which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.

    Credit transfer

    If you’ve already completed some study at another university, you may be able to count it towards your University qualification – reducing the number of modules you need to study.

    You should apply for credit transfer before you register, at least 4 weeks before the registration closing date. Just tell us what you studied, where and when, and we’ll compare this against the learning outcomes for your chosen course.

    Accreditation

    US Awarding Association (USAA)

    How to apply ?

    Simply follow the steps given below to enrol:
    1. Fill enrolment form on-line at https://nclaws.org/apply-now/
    (This can be paid online using credit or debit card)