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LLM International Business and Corporate Law

Lancaster University

Course Overview

The LLM International Business and Corporate Law uses the globalised economy as the context for an in-depth study of corporate law. It enables you to gain a coherent international and European perspective on corporate and business law, and to examine the strengths and weaknesses of UK corporate law in the global context. Combining core and elective modules, you have the opportunity to explore a wide range of globally and commercially significant issues while developing specialist expertise. The degree is taught by many of our research-active academics based in the Law School and offers you the opportunity to engage with teaching staff who are working in the field of international research.

Our Law School is home to the Centre of international Law and Human Rights, the Centre for Crime, Law and Justice, the Centre for Law and Society, and the Centre for Child and Family Justice; these influential centres underpin our postgraduate teaching, which is often research-led and research-informed.

We pride ourselves on the choice and breadth of elective modules available, offering you access to expertise in relevant and growing fields such as Intellectual Property Law, European Union Law, The Law of International Organisations and Institutions, Contracts and Companies, and International Environmental Law.

Our teaching approach is international in scope and comparative by nature, and we actively encourage you to build a beneficial network of academics, peers and alumni during your time with us. All of this will help you to broaden your experience, deepen your understanding, and prepare for your next step.

Your postgraduate LLM degree can open doors to a range of careers. You will have the opportunity to develop the skills required to critically evaluate research relating to international business and corporate law; skills which can be highly prized by employers in the UK with international commercial interests, and by international corporations. Whilst on the degree you will also have the chance to develop your analytical and communication skills which can help to build on your employability in any sector. The LLM is also an ideal stepping stone to PhD study and academia.

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Modules

  • Corporations in International Business Law
  • Dissertation (60 credits)
  • Research Methods in Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Environmental Law
  • Independent Research Module
  • Insolvency Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Business Law and Institutions
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Commercial Litigation
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Law
  • Requirements

    Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
    1 year

    Duration

    Sep 2024

    Start Month

    Aug 2024

    Application Deadline

    Upcoming Intakes

    • September 2024

    Mode of Study

    • Full Time