Newcastle University

Newcastle Law School

International Commercial Law

Address:

School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

International Commercial Law

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme equips you with specialised legal knowledge and skills in the law of international commerce, international business transactions and organisation. You develop a greater understanding of the nature of international commercial law and regulation, and gain research, organisation and presentation skills.
You take a compulsory module in the law of international commerce (30 credits), three optional modules (90 credits) and, at the end of the summer semester, submit a dissertation (60 credits).
Optional modules include: corporate governance and corporate finance; the law of the WTO and GATT; international financial regulation; international intellectual property law; planning law and environmental impact assessment; environmental law and environmental rights; foundations of public international law; international environmental law; foundations of environmental law and policy; human rights and development.
You are assessed by course work essays and written examinations, plus your dissertation. Most modules are taught by means of seminar groups.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission