LLM International Business Law / Business Law / Law
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.
Recent graduates from the Faculty of Business and Law share highlights of their time at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU).
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 &...
Why study at De Montfort University
- Ranked 20th for Graduate Prospects (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
- In the top 10% of institutions overall recognised by the Times Higher Education’s Impact Rankings 2020
- TEF Gold Award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework – the only government-endorsed measure of teaching quality in higher education.
- Campus of the Future - DMU has invested £136m in transforming its campus, creating new green space in Leicester and using renewable energy technology. Four of the largest campus buildings generate renewable energy via more than 1,110 solar panels, and a wood biomass boiler cuts out the need to burn fossil fuels.
- 2030 Climate Action - More than 100 students and staff have taken part in carbon literacy training to understand how choices like transport, clothes, overseas travel and food impact the planet. DMU and the University of Leicester have teamed up with Leicester City Council to deliver the training in city schools. DMU has halved its carbon dioxide emissions since 2005.
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