On this course, you will study a theoretical and practical introduction to the main legal issues arising from the globalisation of the world economy. You will examine both the wider issues of governance and regulation, and specific legal issues arising from various types of international business transactions.
The course also develops your understanding of and asks you to consider legal implications of the changing roles of international economic institutions in both global and regional contexts. You will study legal aspects of the various forms of international business transactions, from the simple international sales contract to more complex arrangements such as joint ventures and project finance.
If you would like to view the core modules in greater detail, please click on each module title below:
Previously, a selection of the following optional modules have been offered:
- International Commercial Litigation
- International Corporate Finance
- International Labour Law
- Corporate Tax Law
- Legal Aspects of International Trade & The World Trade Organisation
To view the full list of optional modules in greater detail, please click here.
Term 1 - The core module and two optional modules
Term 2 - Three optional modules
Term 3 - Dissertation The programme also includes research and writing skills sessions to help you prepare for writing your dissertation.
How the course will be taught will depend on the modules you opt to take, but you can expect a mixture of lectures, seminars and group work.
You will typically have around 11 hours of contact time per week on the full time course but will be expected to do additional research and reading outside of the classroom.
This will depend on the popularity of the modules you select but class sizes can range from between 10 and 40 students per module.
The course incorporates a wide and varying range of assessment methods, which may include essays, examinations, portfolios, presentations and a dissertation. You will be given feedback after your assessments each term.
Our graduates have gone on to work for organisations including:
- European Central Bank
- Ministry of Justice
- Private law firms
- Tax accounting firms
- Competition agencies
- Trade associations
- Investment arbitration
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P-M3P7 (P-M3P7P for part-time)
Full-time: 1 year
(September 2019 - September 2020)
Part-time: 2 years
(September 2019 - September 2021)
2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject
English Language Requirements
IELTS overall score of 7.0, minimum component scores of two at 6.0/6.5 and the rest at 7.0 or above.
Department of Study
Location of Study
University of Warwick
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The Law department have up to four full fee scholarships available for outstanding LLM candidates at Warwick. We have one award available to female LLM applicants who are nationals of and resident in Pakistan. The award will cover the full tuition fee for the year of study.
Additional Course Costs
There are no other integral aspects of the course where additional costs are incurred.
We may offer extracurricular events (trips) but these are not an integral part of the programme.
Find out more about fees and funding on the University website.