International Commercial Law

University of Northampton

This course is designed for law graduates and professionals to gain a deeper understanding of international corporate law.


LLM International Commercial Law*

University of Northampton
Awarded by

University of Northampton, UK

Delivered by

London School of Marketing

Study mode

1 stage


1 year

No. of modules


Assessment Method

All assignments



Start date

All year round

Course Overview

In a world that is increasingly becoming interconnected economically with the growth of transnational corporations, there has never been a more important time for people to possess knowledge of International Commercial Law. This LLM programme will take you through some key areas of international corporate law from Corporate Crime to Intellectual Property Rights. You will have a look at the EU corporate regulatory regime and gain an understanding of what it takes for a business to operate in ‘the world’s largest trading block’ as characterised by the European Commission. Law graduates and professionals would be able to benefit from developing an understanding and skill-set that will enable them to address the ongoing issues caused by economic globalisation.

University of Northampton

The University of Northampton is a dynamic, modern university based in Northamptonshire in the heart of England. Its commitment has been to transform lives and inspire change. Testament to its growing reputation as a destination for business courses, the university was shortlisted for the third year in a row in the ‘Business School of the Year’ category of the Times Higher Education (THE) Awards in 2015.


Graduates can expect good things from a University of Northampton degree, the university was recognised as England’s No. 1 for employability (HESA, 2012).

Module Synopsis
  • Principles of European Law

  • Private International Law

  • International Corporate Law

  • Intellectual Property Rights Law

  • Research Methods – Research Skills

  • Research Methods – Research Design

  • International Corporate Crime

  • Dissertation

Entry Requirements

Applicants will typically posses:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from any discipline AND;

  • A good command of English (equivalent to IELTS 6.0 or above)​

What You Receive

You receive all the materials and support you need to help you balance study with your work and home commitments. The programme structure and learning materials allow you to study at your own convenience and develop your own study schedule while offering opportunities for you to engage with your peers.


The following will be included via the multifaceted online learning platform:


  • Course materials: Access structured lecture notes, case studies and assessment materials through a state-of-the-art online Learning Platform (ELP).

  • Online webinars: Receive both live and recorded lectures from subject experts.

  • A dedicated one-to-one tutor: Receive comprehensive support throughout the course and supervision throughout the dissertation writing proces

  • Comprehensive e-library: Read recommended study texts and reference books.

  • Mintel market reports: Company reports, financial analysis and industry information.

  • Access to an international online community to keep in touch and share with fellow students and lecturers.


* This programme is a purely distance learning course and is therefore not subject to the registration requirement. it is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.


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