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University of Reading

Whiteknights , Reading Berkshire ,United Kingdom

LLM International Commercial Law

Combine the study of law and business with our LLM International Commercial Law.
This interdisciplinary course is taught by the School of Law and the ICMA Centre, part of the renowned Henley Business School.

We prepare you to graduate with a diverse portfolio and skill set through our:

  • practice-focused approach. Develop valuable links with employers, gain real-world experience, and embed your learning in professional practice.
  • focus on research intensity. Advance your research skills with the support of experienced academics. You'll be in good company: 100% of our research overall was judged to be world leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised (REF, 2014 – Law).

You will develop a comparative, international perspective of commercial law and benefit from:

  • high quality teaching and modules led by expert academic researchers and practitioners
  • opportunities to hear from guest speakers who excel in their fields
  • a dynamic, learning environment.
  • Create your own pathway with LLM International Commercial Law

Tailor your master’s study based on your interests and career aspirations. You can graduate with an LLM International Commercial Law, or choose to specialise by choosing one of our many pathways with specific, optional modules.
All students will study Advanced Issues in International Commercial Law, together with a chosen specialist pathway. There is a wide range to choose from, including:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking and Financial Regulation
  • Insolvency and Corporate Rescue
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • Competition Law and Regulation
  • Intellectual Property Law and Management
  • Information Technology Law
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Energy Law and Natural Resources
  • Economic Law

You will be required to complete both the specified module(s) for your chosen pathway, and a written project related to that area of law


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Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

You are normally required to have an undergraduate upper second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). However, our participants come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 16450 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 9207 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A
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