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University of Leicester: International Business and Corporate Law

Institution University of Leicester
Department Leicester Law School
Telephone +44 (0) 116 252 2370
Study type Taught


This is for you if you want a globally recognised qualification in your chosen field while having the freedom and flexibility to explore other areas of law.

The International Business and Corporate Law stream of the LLM specialises in the complex issues, rules, and regulations in business transactions and corporate law at national and international levels.

The stream covers legal principles related to corporate transactions, activities, governance and finance and practical challenges in the organisation and operation of multinational corporations and cross-border business arrangements. It provides a critical understanding of the policy considerations at the heart of corporate law while developing your ability to analyse, interpret and apply economic, financial, theoretical and socio-legal material to the most pressing contemporary problems in corporate law and practice.

You will need to study two compulsory core modules, 6 options from the rich choice of stream-specific modules and undertake a dissertation on a related topic to gain your specialisation.

In addition to advancing your knowledge of the intricate mechanics of governance and regulation in the global economy, the course affords you essential transferable skills, stimulates your capacity for independent legal research and strengthens your oral and written communication ability.

The LLM International Business and Corporate Law qualification will enhance your career prospects in the corporate world, commercial environment and business regulatory agencies around the world. It provides an outstanding foundation for you to further enhance your career in international law firms and business organisations or to develop academic research expertise within this highly-regarded specialist area.

When you apply for this course, you will apply for the Master of Laws (LLM). Once you have arrived in Leicester, you will be able to specialise in International Business and Corporate Law through your module choices. Your degree certificate will reflect your chosen specialism.


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