Wolverhampton Law School

International Business Law

LLM Part-time 2 years, Full-time 12 months

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  • Start Date(s) 20 September 2021, 17 January 2022
  • Award LLM
  • Study Mode Part-time, Full-time
  • Course Length Part-time (2 years), Full-time (12 months)
  • Campus Location Wolverhampton City Campus
  • School Wolverhampton Law School

Why choose this course?

You will gain a critical understanding of contemporary issues in international business law.

The course will enable you to acquire and develop enhanced analytical, critical, communication and presentational skills appropriate to postgraduate level study in the context of their mandatory and optional modules, and to become familiar with the central problems of research in these areas;

You will appreciate the roles of both national and international law in the development and application of International Business Law.

 

Course Modules

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1. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of knowledge, and a critical awareness of current problems in the area of International Business Law as well as a conceptual understanding that enables the student;

  • to evaluate critically current research and advanced scholarship in global business and law; and,
  • to evaluate methodologies and develop critiques of them and, where appropriate, to propose new hypotheses.

2. Demonstrate a critical understanding of contemporary legal issues in international business.

3. Critically evaluate the impact of the law and principles both at the domestic and international level.

4. Exercise advanced analytical, critical and communication skills.

5. Demonstrate an enhanced ability to research and present legal assessments and to present an advanced research dissertation.

6. Demonstrate originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in the discipline.

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Full-time £6400 per year 2020-21
Home/EU Part-time £3200 per year 2020-21
Home Full-time £6550 per year 2021-22
Home Part-time £3275 per year 2021-22
International Full-time £13350 per year 2020-21
International Full-time £13950 per year 2021-22

These fees relate to new entrants only for the academic year indicated for entry onto the course, any subsequent years study may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

 

 
  • A lower second class honours degree in law or joint law programme such as Business and Law, or other relevant academic and or practical experience in the business sphere.  Students may be required to attend an interview. 
  • Mature applicants without the above qualifications but have significant experience in appropriate subject areas may be accepted on the programme if it is believed they may be able to succeed on the award. In these circumstances students would be required to undertake preparatory studies to prepare them for study at Level 7.
  • IELTS 6.5, or equivalent for non-UK students.

 

Postgraduate Loan (Home Fee Status):

You may be able to get a postgraduate student loan from Student Finance England of up to £11,750 to help pay for a Master’s degree. Applications are made through Student Finance England and more information on the regulations and eligibility criteria can be found at Masters Loans gov.uk.

* Any RPL will invalidate your eligibility as you must study a minimum of 180 credits


Changes for EU students:

The UK government has confirmed that EU students starting courses from 1 August 2021 will normally be classified as Overseas (International) students for fee purposes. More information about the change is available at UKCISA:

EU citizens living in the UK with 'settled' status, and Irish nationals living in the UK or Ireland, will still be classified as Home students, providing they meet the usual residency requirements, for more information about EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) click here.


Postgraduate Loyalty Discount:

You can get 20% discount on a taught on-site postgraduate course if you’re a University of Wolverhampton Graduate.

The University offers a generous 20% Loyalty Discount to students progressing from an undergraduate programme to a taught postgraduate programme, where both courses are University of Wolverhampton Awards.

There is no time limit on how long ago you completed your degree as long as this is your first Masters level qualification.

The discount applies to the first year of enrolment only. Students who receive a loyalty discount are not entitled to any further tuition discount or bursary. For full terms and conditions click here.


Self-funded:

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found by clicking here.


Sponsored - Your employer, embassy or organisation can pay for your Tuition fees:

Your employer, embassy or organisation agrees to pay all or part of your tuition fees; the University will refer to them as your sponsor and will invoice them for the appropriate amount.

We must receive notification of sponsorship in writing as soon as possible, and before enrolment, confirming that the sponsor will pay your tuition fees.


Financial Hardship:

Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.


Charitable Funding:

You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites Association of Charitable Foundations, Directory of Social Change or Family Action. Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.


You can find more information on the University’s Funding, cost, fee and support pages.

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