University of Edinburgh

LLM in Commercial Law

Address:

Old College

South Bridge

Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9YL

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

LLM in Commercial Law

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme is designed to help equip you with the knowledge and understanding to operate successfully in today's international and commercial environment.
Advanced knowledge of commercial law is a significant asset in an increasingly globalised world. Growth in international trade, international investment and new markets has led to greater regulation of commercial activity at a regional and international level, increasing the demand for suitably qualified business professionals and lawyers.
Supported by a respected academic team, you will have the opportunity to gain a highly valued qualification that could give you a real advantage in your professional life.
The programme can be taken full-time over 12 months, or part-time over 24 months (due to current UKBA regulations, part-time study is only available for UK or EU citizens).
The programme offers a wide range of subjects that deal with various aspects of commercial law enabling you to tailor the LLM to meet your specific interests.
You will study a total of 180 credits made up of a 10,000 word dissertation worth 60 credits, and 120 credits of taught courses which may include topics such as: Company Law; Contract Law in Europe; EU Competition Law; Practice of International Banking and the Law; Delict and Tort; International Commercial Arbitration; Principles of Corporate Finance Law; Principles of International Tax Law; The Law of Secured Finance, EUCOTAX Wintercourse; European Labour Law; Insolvency Law; International Private Law: Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments; Principles of European Tax Law; Principles of Insurance Law.

Accreditation:

The University of Edinburgh and the Edinburgh Law School is an Internationally recognised Higher Education institution accredited to provide advanced education. It should be noted that a postgraduate masters degree in Law from the University of Edinburgh does not qualify for entry into the Scottish (or other country's) Legal Practice. Advice from your local Bar Association or Law Society should be sought if you wish to pursue legal practice in your country of domicile.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Out State Tuition (per year): The tuition fee for International students on this programme for 2017 entry is £19,300 USD

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

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