University of Birmingham

Master in Commercial Law - Máster en Derecho Mercantil

University of Birmingham
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Birmingham
  • Precio:
    We charge an annual tuition fee. Fees for 2016/17:
    Home / EU: £6,840 full-time; £3,420 part-time
    Overseas: £15,540 full-time
  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Birmingham B15 2TT
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    LLM Commercial Law


Commerce and trade exert some of the most powerful influences on human activity and commercial relationships reflect a constantly evolving world. The ingenuity of traders and the complexity of modern commerce is truly breathtaking. The study of Commercial Law provides an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in this important and fascinating area of law. This programme enables you to develop expertise in a range of commercial law subjects.


Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination.
International qualifications which are equivalent to a UK honours degree in Law will be considered. Learn more about international entry requirements

If your first language is not English you must provide an English language qualification. Recognised qualifications include:

IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band


You follow a modular programme (180 credits in total), which comprises six taught modules (20 credits each) and a dissertation of 15,000 words (60 credits); the latter to be submitted at the end of the year of study. Students following the Commercial Law programme study a minimum of four of their six modules from the list below:

Agency, Law of
Banking Law
Commercial Conflict of Laws
Company Law
Comparative International Commercial Arbitration
Domestic Sale of Goods, Law of
English Law of International Sale of Goods
Financing of International Trade
Intellectual Property Law
International Investment Law and Policy
Legal Aspects of Banking Regulation
Marine Insurance
Maritime Law
Partnership and LLP Law
Students can also choose to study up to two of their six modules from those available on the General LLM:

British Legal Responses to Terrorism
Criminal Justice: Law Enforcement
Criminal Law and Medicine
Environmental Energy Law
EU Competition Law
EU Constitutional Law
EU State Aid Law and Policy
European Criminal Law and Justice
European Health Law
European Human Rights Law
Global Crime Problems
Human Rights and Criminal Justice
Human Rights and Health Care Law
International and European Legal Responses to Terrorism
International Criminal Law and Justice
International Humanitarian Law
International Human Rights Law
International Trade Law and Policy - Advanced Issues
International Trade Law and Policy - Foundations
Law and Reproduction
Law of International Organisations
Public International Law
Public Procurement in EU and International Trade Law
Restorative Justice
Sentencing: Prison Studies
Socio-Legal Method
Socio-Legal Theory
The Death Penalty in Law and Practice
Theory of Criminal Law
Trading with the European Union
Transnational Criminal Law
Victimisation and Victim Policy
Students are also allowed to choose one of their six modules from those offered by the Political Science and International Studies department. Students may chose from the following list:

Civil War, Conflict and International Intervention
Democracy, Power and Citizenship
Ethical Dimension on Terrorism, Political Violence and War
Gender and Global Governance
Global Ethics 1
Multiculturalism and Religious Conflict
Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and International Order
Sex, Death, Gender and (In) Security
Terrorism and Contemporary Conflict
Totalitarianism And The State

Salidas profesionales

The University of Birmingham has been ranked 8th in the UK and 60th in the world, for post-qualification employability in a global survey of universities commissioned by the International Herald Tribune. Historically, over 93% of our law students have been in employment or further study within six months of graduating, with many going on to obtain academic careers in the top law schools in the country.

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