Full time: One year, Part time: Two years - Available on-campus or by distance learning with online support
Mixed Mode, None
Online and Preston
September and January
The LLM International Business Law is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. Our students have typically been law graduates, business graduates, legal professionals and people working in commercial fields both nationally and internationally. Within industry international business law is a fast-changing and increasingly complex area.
This postgraduate course provides students with analytical and reflective skills and expertise in international business law. It provides a learning experience which will enable students to develop their academic ability and enhance their performance in employment and further develop their career opportunities. It provides the successful candidate with a recognised postgraduate qualification in International Business Law.
Lancashire Law School has recognised Course Provider (RCP) status from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Students who successfully complete the International Commercial Arbitration module will be eligible for Associate Membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, allowing them to use the post-nominal letters ACIArb. This qualification will also allow students to progress further towards qualification as a chartered arbitrator through additional courses that will be offered within the Law School.
Lancashire Law School has achieved an international reputation for its specialisation in Mediation law and practice. Students who successfully complete the International Commercial Mediation module will gain accredited mediator status, as this module is approved by the Civil Mediation Council, the recognised authority in the United Kingdom for civil and commercial mediation.
A bachelor degree with Honours at lower second class or above or a professional qualification deemed to be degree equivalent.
Other qualifications or specific training and/or experience may also be considered if the applicant is able to demonstrate his/her suitability for the course and to provide evidence as appropriate.
Where English is not the applicants first language then a score of 6.5 on IELTS (with no individual component below 6.0) or equivalent.
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The programme will provide students with expertise, analytical and reflective skills. The programme aims to provide a learning experience that will enable students to develop their academic ability, to further develop their careers and to assist them in making a positive contribution to the wider, global and national community.
You can apply for many of the postgraduate UCLan courses using our Online Application System.
Full-time: £6,700 per year (UK/EU)
Part-time: £3,345 per year for first 2 years Taught (UK/EU), £3,270 per year for first 2 years Online (All Residences)
Tuition Fees are per year unless otherwise stated.
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
Details of the UK Government postgraduate loan scheme for students commencing a Masters Postgraduate programme for the 2017/18 academic year.
Lancashire Law School at the University of Central Lancashire has been a leading provider of higher education in law for over thirty years. Over that period it has established a national and international reputation for its wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
The Law School actively works in partnership and develops opportunities with businesses and the local community. Funding is available for applied research through Knowledge Transfer Partnership schemes, research and development grants and awards. Academics are currently funded to work on applied research projects in the UK and internationally with a range of partners including Howgill Family Centre, the Racial Equality Commission and the World Health Organisation.
The Law School has superb links with the law profession, police and probation services and our students enjoy regular visits and talks from leading practitioners, academics, barristers, solicitors and judges.
Teachings and Learning is predominantly through weekly synchronous and asynchronous online workshops. The learning ethos is to draw on the range and experience of our diverse student cohort
Our extensive e-law library facility gives access to many legal and academic sources from within and outside the jurisdiction.
Modules are assessed by coursework which comprises of a 1000 word essay plan which feeds into a 3000 word essay. This method of assessment has proved very popular with students as it provides useful feedback for their final submissions.
The course is supported by the University’s web-based Blackboard facility with ICT an integral part of the programme. The University subscribes to extensive electronic legal data bases and journals while all students are registered users of UCLan’s network with a dedicated network space accessible remotely.
Past graduates have gained or developed careers in legal private practice, public body legal services, and in corporate and commercial fields.
Final year undergraduate and postgraduate law students have the opportunity to get involved in our annual cJAM employability event. cJAM shakes-up the traditional career fair format and gives UCLan students face-to-face time with up to 30 successful industry professionals all of whom have come to the event with the offer of valuable work placement opportunities. The cJAM event format consists of four main components:
In 2018, there were four cJAM events and a total of 320 placements were awarded. All of which enabled our students to establish credible links in line with their career aspirations. To find out more about cJAM: Law, see the video and read the press release.