Business Law/Law LLM
The course provides you with a thorough ground in all aspects of business law and is taught by staff with extensive expertise in many legal fields. The course is suitable for graduates in either business or law and for international, EU and UK students.
Applicants will normally hold an undergraduate degree in a law or business-related subject with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas or professional qualification.No work experience is required. In exceptional cases, applicants without a related degree but with extensive business or legal experience will be considered.
English Language requirements
If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 (including a minimum of 5.5 in each component) or equivalent is normally required.
English language tuitionis available at DMU both before and during the course, if required.
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Introduction to Comparative Business Law
Introduces you to common law and civil law legal systems, and compares and contrasts their different approaches to legislative interpretation, use of precedent and codification. It also examines the role of European Union law in attempting to harmonise the law relating to contract and sale of goods.
This module looks at the main methods of social science research, including qualitative and quantitative. It considers the elements of valid and reliable research and the various approaches that can be considered in designing a research strategy. Technical skills of research in law in the UK and EU will also be covered.
You must also select a further 90 credits of taught elective modules for study in the 1st and 2nd semesters in accordance with your interests and needs from a range of 15 and 30-credit optional modules The following are examples of the elective modules offered:
- European E-Commerce
- European Union Competition Law 1
- European Union Competition Law 2 (you must have studied the previous module to choose this elective)
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Carriage of Goods Law
- International Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights
- International Sales Law
- Law of Sale and Supply of Goods
- Private International Law
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
Please check the website for more information about tuition fees
Thanks to the staff expertise and the mentoring element of the course, the Law School maintains close links with both local and national companies.
This offers graduates a host of opportunities when seeking employment.
The LLM is a good preparation for PhD study for those seeking academic careers. An understanding of international Business Law is relevant to those seeking careers in exporting and International Business in addition to law.
About this institute
De Montfort University
De Montfort University (DMU) in England welcome hundreds of European students every year for one of our 300 courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have approx. 25,000 students studying in our 4 faculties; Business & Law; Health &...
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