LLM in Commercial Law University of Bristol Law School
Our LLM in 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 knowledge and skills that will enable you to embrace the challenges and opportunities presented by law in a global environment.
Our LLM programmes, including the LLM in Commercial Law, are well-respected by leading international law firms*. This programme is one of our most popular courses and offers an in-depth, intensive study of specialist commercial and industrial topics from European business and international trade – to aspects of domestic commerce.
You will be challenged and inspired by academics with significant expertise and who are dedicated to progressive and innovative thinking around business enterprise, with those teaching the course all part of the Law School’s Centre of Law and Enterprise.
The intellectually demanding curriculum they deliver makes our graduates stand out, able to demonstrate excellent legal, analytical and research skills – and empowered to pursue top-flight careers in a variety of sectors. In this course, you will also develop in-depth commercial awareness.
The LLM in Commercial Law has particular appeal for individuals looking to forge ahead in the legal, business and finance sectors, or as a specialist, in-house lawyer. 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)
We have a large and vibrant international community and University of Bristol LLM students benefit from small class sizes.
The LLM in 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 choosing three specialist Commercial Law units and one unit from another LLM programme.
Visit our programme catalogue for full details of the structure and unit content for our LLM in Commercial Law.
Scholarships and Funding
Funding for 2023/24
University of Bristol students and graduates can benefit from a 25% reduction in tuition fees for postgraduate study.
Funding for 2023/24
Information about funding and scholarships can be found on the University of Bristol Law School funding web page, including information about the Law School’s Think Big about Global Justice Scholarships, open to international postgraduate students.
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 commercial law, whilst building many transferable skills.
This LLM is suitable for law graduates. It can provide a springboard into a diverse range of careers, boost the prospects for those already working in related fields - or be 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.
* Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Law 2020
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