University of Birmingham

Master in International Commercial Law - Máster en Derecho Comercial Internacional

University of Birmingham
  • 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 Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    LLM International Commercial Law


The past few decades have seen enormous growth in international commerce, increasing the importance and prominence of international commercial law. This area of law provides a basis for international business transactions and the development of international markets. The increasing relevance of this programme makes it an excellent choice for those seeking opportunities in the commercial world.


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 students:
International qualifications which are equivalent to a UK honours degree in Law will be considered.

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 International 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
EU Competition Law
EU State Aid Law and Policy
Financing of International Trade
International Investment Law and Policy
International Trade Law and Policy - Advanced Issues
International Trade Law and Policy - Foundations
Legal Aspects of Banking Regulation
Marine Insurance
Maritime Law
Partnership and LLP Law
Public Procurement in EU and International 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
The Death Penalty in Law and Practice
English Law of International Sale of Goods
Environmental Energy Law
EU Constitutional Law
European Criminal Law
European Health Law
European Human Rights Law
Global Crime Problems
Human Rights and Criminal Justice
Human Rights and Health Care Law
Intellectual Property Law
International and European Legal Responses to Terrorism
International Criminal Law
International Humanitarian Law
International Human Rights Law
Law and Reproduction
Law of International Organisations
Public International Law
Restorative Justice
Sentencing: Prison Studies
Socio-Legal Method
Socio-Legal Theory
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 Dimensions of Terrorism, Political Violence and War
Gender and Global Governance
Global Ethics 1
Multiculturalsim 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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