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LLM International Business Law

Programme code:LLM-LAW/IBLUCAS code:
Duration:12 Months Method of Attendance: Full Time
Programme manager:Dr George (Qi) Zhou Contact address:Q.Zhou@leeds.ac.uk

Total credits: 180

Entry requirements:

Upper second class degree in law or equivalent.

School/Unit responsible for the parenting of students and programme:

School of Law

Examination board through which the programme will be considered:

School of Law

Programme specification:

The LLM in International Business Law (formerly known as European and International Business Law) enables students to develop knowledge and skills in relation to the legal rules regulating business activity in the UK and Europe, and at a global level. It enables our graduates to pursue careers in legal practice, or the public service, or any career where success is built upon the ability to understand, analyse and respond to developments in international business law.


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[Learning Outcomes, Transferable (Key) Skills, Assessment]

Any student who has not studied Company Law, or who has done so, but not in a common law jurisdiction, must select Corporate Law (LAW5550M) as an option in Semester One.

Compulsory modules:

Candidates will be required to study the following compulsory modules:

LAW5662MPostgraduate Legal Research Skills15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5670MDissertation60 credits1 Oct to 30 Sep

Optional modules:

Candidates will be required to study up to 105 credits from the following optional modules:

LAW5334MCyberlaw: Regulation of Cyberspace15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5338MInternational E-Commerce Law15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5345MAlternative Dispute Resolution15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5445MInternational Competition Law15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5460MInsolvency Law15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5550MCorporate Law15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5551MCorporate Transactions: Practical Skills15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5556MCorporate Finance and Securities Law15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5558MCorporate Social Responsibility15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5562MInternational Banking Law: The Regulatory Framework15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5563MLaw and Economics of Business Regulation15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5565MInternational Banking Law: Capital Markets and Loans15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5568MInternational Corporate Governance15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5580MInternational Law of Credit and Security15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5584MPrinciples of International Financial Law15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5585MInternational Trade Finance Law15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5590MInternational Sales Law15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5613MInternational Tax Law and Policy30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW5637MFinancial Crime15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5645MThe International Law of Foreign Investment15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5655MWorld Trade Organisation Law15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5686MTrade Marks, Geographical Indications, Designs and Trade Secrets15 creditsSemester 1
LAW5812MEnvironmental Law15 creditsNot running in 201920
LAW5830MInternational Economic Law15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5861MInternational Human Rights30 creditsSemesters 1 & 2
LAW5942MConflict of Laws in Business Transactions15 creditsSemester 2
LAW5952MCentral Issues in Arbitration15 creditsSemester 2

Elective modules:

Last updated: 20/09/2019

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