LLM International Business Law (DL) Leeds Beckett University
Designed to be as flexible as possible to meet your needs, this course and all assessments are delivered entirely online with no live classes for you to attend.
Why study international business law at Leeds Beckett University
- Leeds Law School regularly welcomes guest speakers in prominent legal positions and you will be able to access their lectures digitally if you are unable to attend on-campus
- Law Trove is an online service offered by Oxford University Press. This means all of our students will be able to access a wide range of law textbooks online and for free
- Take inspiration from our high-profile ‘Law in Practice’ guest lectures – with previous speakers including Labour Party Leader, Sir Keir Starmer QC MP and human rights campaigner Baroness Shami Chakrabarti CBE PC
- Our course is delivered by qualified lawyers with significant professional expertise and experience
This course will equip you with specialist knowledge of international law as it relates to commercial activities in a global economy. You will examine complementary law and business topics that affect international business practice, and you will graduate with an expert legal and business skillset.
Your core modules will focus on public and private international trade law to deepen your critical understanding of the World Trade Organization rules and how countries trade. The expert knowledge you develop of the European Union rules for the development and operation of supranational markets will provide a firm platform for you to explore the legal regulation of free trade throughout the world.
Your in-depth research project will help you to further specialise your professional knowledge, and your enhanced awareness of the legal rules that apply to contracts for international sale of goods between companies will prepare you to work across borders.
Your dissertation will give you the opportunity to pursue a research interest, helping you to further specialise in your chosen career.
As a student of Leeds Law School, you will be able to access a wide range of law textbooks online for free through Law Trove, a subscription-only service offered by Oxford University Press.
Teaching And Learning
Independent study is a crucial part of learning at university and you will be required to undertake many hours of self-directed research and reading, and preparation and writing of assessments. Your course is delivered through a number of modules, which will help you to plan your time and establish a study routine. Outside of your lectures, workshops and tutorials, a range of support is available to assist with your independent study. Our subject-specific librarians will be on hand to direct you to the specialist learning and study-skill resources. You’ll also be assigned an academic advisor to give you tailored feedback and support.
Scholarships and Funding
We are committed to ensuring that the opportunity to experience an education here at Leeds Beckett University is open to all. If you're thinking of joining us to study for your undergraduate degree, you may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary.
Bursaries are usually awarded depending on household income, whilst scholarships are available for a number of areas and are based on sporting or academic excellence.
Program Tuition Fee
Many companies recognise the LLM as advanced training and prefer candidates with this qualification. Completing this course at our Leeds Law School will allow you to raise your employability prospects in a competitive legal world, and could lead to a job such as a lawyer, business manager or policy maker.
- Global Reward Manager
- International Trade Adviser
- In-house Legal Adviser
- Legal Executive
Beckett Careers Team
Our Beckett Careers Team will support you with all aspects of your career planning, throughout university and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a part-time job or want to gain experience alongside your studies, need help preparing an application or exploring graduate job options, we can provide expert support every step of the way!
Throughout your university journey and up to five years after you graduate you'll have access to a broad range of support and tools to help you with:
- Getting ready to apply for jobs
- Working on your CV
- Preparing for an interview
- Applying for graduate vacancies or placements
- Connecting with employers and organisations
English Language Requirements
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