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LLM International Economic Law

University of Manchester

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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    The University of Manchester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Course description

  • Explore the subject of international trade and the barriers and threats to its development.
  • Analyse the dynamics between globalisation and trade growth.
  • Prepares you to practice trade law as a career or work for international organisations and NGOs.

Aims

  • Develop specialist training in all aspects of international trade regulation, transactional requirements and the problems that threaten the success of trade.
  • Equip more lawyers with the tools in international trade process and legal structure to further global development.
  • Provide students you with a good understanding of international trade, the transactional conditions conductive to its development and the specific and general problems which threaten the success and integrity of individual transactions.
  • Develop research and legal writing skills in the writing of a dissertation.

Teaching and learning

Our taught postgraduate courses include classes run by Manchester academics and a programme of assessed work. These are particularly suitable if you want to gain specialist knowledge in your chosen subject area. You may continue your studies in order to pursue an academic career, or go on to pursue your chosen field.

Coursework and assessment

Most course units are assessed by standard methods - either one unseen written examination, or one coursework essay, or a combination of these two methods of assessment. The assessment method of each individual course unit is listed in the course unit description.

The course will be 180 credits in total and has a compulsory research component. 120 credits will be taught modules and the remainder 60 credits in the form of a 14,000-15,000 word dissertation.

Your dissertation must be within the area of one unit you have chosen. The research element of the course is supported by weekly research methodology lectures delivered throughout semesters one and two designed to improve your legal writing and research skills. For specialised streams, dissertation topic must be within those streams while for general LLM dissertation topics must be within one of the modules chosen by the student.

Career opportunities

This master's degree will enable you to develop the specialist knowledge necessary for a career in legal practice as it relates to trade regulations, transactional requirements and the potential barriers to successful trade.

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University information

University of Manchester

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    21st out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    173 79%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85 85%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    95th

    9

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