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LLM in International Business Law

The University of Liverpool
Program summary
Length: 30 months
Location: Online / distance learning
Type of program: Postgraduate

Program description

LLM in International Business Law

This fully online LLM in International Business Law programme provides a thorough grounding in the legal skills and knowledge required in today’s global business environment. As a specialist Master of Laws degree, it is designed to accommodate both legal and commercial perspectives, it provides a firm foundation in international business law and the opportunity to pursue your interest in a number of specific legal areas.

The international virtual classroom used is the ideal environment for practising lawyers and corporate executives to discover and debate the nature and development of the legal context that guides worldwide commercial activity. Reflecting the cross-border and cross-discipline reality of global business networks, it is a dynamic, collaborative forum, providing new opportunities for learning that a traditional classroom cannot match.

Core modules cover legal methodology, conflict of laws in business and commerce, law of business organisations, EU law and the single market, corporate governance, and international economic law. You can then personalise your Masters with two elective modules chosen from aspects of banking law, international money laundering regulation, competition law, commercial contracts, internet law, and information security. You complete your degree with an original dissertation.

You will graduate with the specialist international legal expertise that is highly prized by multinational companies, regulators and governmental organisations. Your advanced qualification will give you a secure platform on which to develop your career in a range of legal and commercial environments – and increased opportunities in legal jurisdictions beyond your own.

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Application and Admission Requirements

International Business LawPrior to taking the LLM in International Business Law from The University of Liverpool Online, the following are required:

        • Bachelor’s degree equivalent to UK Honours degree.
        • English equivalent to minimum of IETS test level 6.5 overall.
        • TOEFL 580 paper based test / 88 Internet based test / TEEP 6.5
        • 2 years of relevant work experience.

              Please note for the International Business Law, The University of Liverpool Onlinealso evaluates applicants on an individual basis.

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              LLM in International Business Law programme structure:

              business lawThe fully online International Business Law programme comprises six core modules and two electives, culminating in a dissertation.

              Your first module will be 9 weeks in length where you begin with a week long brief introduction to the programme, the learning platform and then continue with the module content.

              Each following module is eight weeks in length. By taking one module at a time you can explore a specific subject in depth without distractions.

              Core LLM modules

              • Legal Methodology
              • Conflict of Law in Business and Commerce
              • Law of Business Organisations
              • EU Law and Single Market
              • Corporate Governance
              • International Economic Law

              Elective LLM Modules

              • Aspects of Banking Law
              • International Money Laundering Regulation
              • Competition Law
              • Commercial Contracts
              • Internet Law
              • Information Security

              LLM Dissertation

              You will choose your LLM dissertation topic in conjunction with your personal dissertation advisor, an academic supervisor, who will provide support throughout the study and writing process. Your dissertation will apply your new knowledge and work experience and must have merit beyond the narrower scope of your particular need.

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              Expenses / Tuition Fees

              For tuition fee information, please contact The University of Liverpool Online here.

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              The University of Liverpool - Online MBA and Degree Programs

              University of Liverpool

              Since its foundation in 1881, the University of Liverpool has produced eight Nobel Prize winners. This academic excellence is one reason why almost three thousand professionals from more than 175 countries have chosen it for their online Masters degree. They...


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              The University of Liverpool

              De Entree 11-13
              1101 Amsterdam

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