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LLM International Trade and Commercial Law

Nottingham Trent University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Growing in national and international importance, international trade law is one of the exports of the English common law system. The structure of international contracts is dominated by English common law principles. On this course you'll develop your expertise in key areas impacting international trade and commercial law.

About the LLM International Trade and Commercial Law

This popular course explores diverse areas of the subject including:

  • international sales and carriage of goods
  • insurance
  • international finance
  • international dispute resolution
  • World Trade Organisation law.

The latter is of particular importance since India and China joined the WTO.

Why choose this course?

  • Explore diverse aspects of International Trade and Commercial Law, a major export of the English Common Law System.
  • Benefit from close links to our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law.
  • Option to complement your study of International Trade and Commercial Law with with up to two modules from other LLM subject areas.
  • Choose a study route that suits you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available.

What you'll study

LLM International Trade and Commercial Law offers a significant opportunity to develop a high level appreciation of one of the fastest growing areas of law. Trade between nations is of huge importance to national and regional economies as well as having huge global significance.

The modules offered on this course offer the opportunity to develop expertise in each of the key areas impacting international trade law. The course explores diverse areas of the subject including international

Assessment

In each case modules are assessed through one piece of course work. This usually takes the form of a problem- or essay-style question, but will vary by module. You can submit and receive feedback on assessments over the course of each module.

Your dissertation will be assessed through a research based written assignment of 12,000 words. The topic that you choose for your dissertation should be relevant to the course specialism and the chosen title will be subject to approval by the Course Leader.

Additionally, you will complete a reflective report consisting of pre-set questions, each with a maximum word count attributed to it; approximately 250 words, i.e. 1000 words in total. Your reflective report will be assessed by way of competence or non-competence.

Your future career

Career development is an integral part of the programme and our careers team run a series of workshops where you can identify methods and strategies to enable you to pursue your career goals.

sales and carriage of goods, insurance, international finance, international dispute resolution and World Trade Organisation (WTO) Law. The latter is of particular importance since India and China joined the WTO.

its you with full-time, part-time and distance learning options available.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,850per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    56th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

With students and staff from over 160 countries, cultural diversity is a key part of the university's identity.
Support from the International Development Office, country advisors, International Student Support team, Global Lounge, NTU Faith and employability specialists.
NTU was the first UK university to receive a Purple Flag award for entertainment, diversity and safety.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 106 25

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    116 52%

    61st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    55th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.68 74%

    65th

    35

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