LLM in International Commercial Law University of Bristol Law School
Our LLM in International Commercial Law will give you access to one of the most important legal fields for global business. It is an area of law that is constantly evolving and innovating – and you will graduate with the knowledge and skills to embrace the challenges and opportunities presented by law in a global environment.
Our LLM programmes, including the LLM in International Commercial Law, are well-respected by global law firms*. This programme presents an exciting opportunity for in-depth, intensive study of specialist commercial law subjects, and includes a choice of units that build knowledge of the law relevant to international business transactions and contexts in which law operates at a transnational level.
You will be challenged and inspired by academics dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking in business enterprise as members of the Law School’s Centre of Law and Enterprise. The intellectually demanding, the research-rich curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills, and with a deep appreciation of the commercial context in which the law and lawyers function.
Empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a variety of sectors, our students have gone on to forge ahead in the legal, business and finance sectors, as specialist in-house lawyers – or working within regulatory organisations. Find out how you can do more with the law at the University of Bristol Law School.
Ranked #3 in the UK for legal research excellence (REF 2021)
* Ranked #4 in the UK for most graduate trainees recruited by top law firms (Chambers Student Guide 2019)
An upper second-class honours degree in law or a degree with an adequate law component. International students with equivalent qualifications should supply a transcript of their examination results (this should be an official English translation if the original is not in English).
Recognised Prior Learning is not currently accepted. Previous or professional experience is not required.
See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes taught by world-leading experts.
The LLM in International Commercial law provides an exciting range of optional units that reflect the expertise of our academic staff and an opportunity to further specialise your degree.
You will take four units (120 credit points overall, 30 credit points each) and a compulsory dissertation (60 credit points). You have the option of taking three specialist International Commercial Law units and one unit from any of our other LLM programmes.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in International Commercial Law.
Scholarships and Funding
Graduating from a world-leading law school* will open doors for careers in a variety of sectors. The content and approach to teaching in this programme will develop and deepen your understanding of international commercial law, whilst building many transferable skills.
This LLM can provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers, boost the prospects for those already working in related fields - or as a solid first step towards a research career.
Please visit our Careers and Employability web page for more information about the support and opportunities we provide during your studies.
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English Language Requirements
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