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LLM International Business Law (Part-Time)

 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
September

 Tuition fee

International
19800 GBP
National
13800 GBP
EU
13800 GBP

Application fee

International 0 GBP
National 0 GBP
Department
The Dickson Poon School of Law
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)7
TOEFL-IBT (min)100
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About this course

This well-known specialist LLM, led by a team of reputed academics, explores the complex legal issues arising out of international banking, trade and business from the standpoint of both transactional perspective and dispute settlement mechanisms (litigation and arbitration). Particularly oriented towards practice in these fields, the modules have a strong international dimension.

Key benefits

  • Reputed teaching team made up of senior academics with a strong practitioner background, giving the specialist LLM its strength and credibility.
  • Oriented towards professional practice; approaches the law and teaching from a problem-solving standpoint, with emphasis on critical analysis of the law and its development and practical application.
  • Unrivalled location in the heart of legal London, with links to the global law firms and the Bar.

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Eligibility Criteria

Minimum requirements to be considered for the LLM:

Undergraduate degree with high 2:1 honours (i.e. overall average of at least 65%) in Law or a degree with at least 70% law content, or an equivalent international qualification and grading.

Exceptionally, you may be considered where a comparable academic level has been achieved through other graduate studies (such as a Graduate Diploma in Law) and where work or experience (at least three years legal work experience) has made you a suitable candidate for the LLM.

Please note: Meeting the minimum requirements for your application to be considered does not guarantee an offer. Applications for this programme are competitive. 

English language requirements:

  • IELTS: 7.0
  • TOEFL-IBT: 100

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Course Modules

Required Modules

You may choose to study one of our six specialist LLMs or create a unique programme tailored to your areas of interest. At the start of the semester you will have the opportunity to attend taster lectures and to speak to module leaders before you make a decision on whether to undertake a specialist or tailored LLM.

For all options, you will need to study full or half-modules that add up to a total of 180 credits. A list of all modules is shown below. Each module is worth 40 credits (with half modules worth 20 credits). You will need to select modules of your choice that add up to 120 credits in total.

To achieve the additional 60 credits you need to choose between guided LLM research options, which include a longer dissertation or shorter research essay requirement.

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How to Apply

Application procedure

Applications must be made online using King's online application portal and an application fee of £40 applies (non-refundable).

All applications must be made to the generic Master of Laws (LLM) programme. If accepted, and once you have enrolled onto the LLM programme, you will have the opportunity to choose one of our specialist LLMs. At the start of the semester you will have the opportunity to attend taster lectures and to speak to programme/module leaders before you make a decision on whether to do a specialist or tailored LLM.

Please note: References are no longer required to assess candidates for the LLM Master of Laws, though references may be requested in borderline cases.

Personal statement and supporting information

For information on how to apply to King's, the application process, personal statements or any other FAQ's, please visit the FAQ page.

Application closing date

Due to very high demand for our on campus LLM programme we have now filled all our places for September 2016. We will open applications for 2017 on 1st October 2016. 

Should you wish to study this autumn, our new online LLM in International Corporate and Commercial Law has six enrolment starts per year and the next intake is September

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