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International Commercial Law LLM

University of Sussex

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Develop the practical skills needed to act as a legal adviser in the resolution of international commercial disputes.

Global commercial transactions are becoming more complex, posing new legal challenges in areas such as:

  • cross-border contracts for the supply of goods or services
  • finance and securities
  • international dispute resolution.

You’ll learn about the legal framework that governs commercial activities and cross-border transactions.

You’ll engage with cutting-edge research. Sussex has internationally recognised academics in international commercial law. You’ll learn how to apply the law in a commercial setting and also develop critical perspectives. You'll be able to assess cutting-edge scenarios and recent reforms in international commercial law.

This course is ideal if you’re already a legal practitioner in your home country, although this is not essential as long as you have completed a basic legal education.

CAREERS

This course will enable you to work as a legal practitioner in a variety of roles, for example:

  • advising on cross-border commercial transactions
  • as an arbitrator in international commercial disputes
  • as a government official
  • as an expert in an NGO or international organisation.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 123

    33rd out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    141 65%

    38th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    85th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    140 63%

    36th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    24th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    60th

    15

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