International Economic Law

Programme Structure and Courses

This programme can be taken full-time over one year, or part-time over two years*. It offers a wide range of subjects on economic law and commercial law with an international perspective, enabling you to tailor the LLM to meet your specific interests.

The programme structure for 2016/17 will consist of 180 credits, comprising taught courses worth 120 credits (60 credits per semester) and a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits.

The 120 credits of taught courses is made up of the following mandatory, core and option courses.

Mandatory Courses (60 credits)

WTO Law (Full year course, 40 credits, counting as 20 credits each semester)
International Investment Law (20 credits, semester 1)

Core courses (20 - 60 credits)

Full Year courses (40 credits, counting as 20 credits per semester)

Fundamental Issues in International Law
The Law of International Trade

Semester 1 courses (20 credits)

International Commercial Arbitration
Principles of International Tax Law

Semester 2 courses (20 credits)

Advanced issues in International Economic Law
Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Option Courses (0 - 40 credits)

A maximum of 40 credits can be taken from any of the courses offered by the Law School confirmed in September 2016 (including the courses listed above), with the express permission of the Programme Director.

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