University of Reading: International Commercial Law
|Institution||University of Reading|
|Department||School of Law|
Combine the study of law and business with our LLM International Commercial Law.
This interdisciplinary course is taught by the School of Law and the ICMA Centre, part of the renowned Henley Business School.
We prepare you to graduate with a diverse portfolio and skill set through our:
practice-focused approach. Develop valuable links with employers, gain real-world experience, and embed your learning in professional practice.
focus on research intensity. Advance your research skills with the support of experienced academics. You'll be in good company: 100% of our research overall was judged to be world leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised (REF, 2014 – Law).
You will develop a comparative, international perspective of commercial law and benefit from:
high quality teaching and modules led by expert academic researchers and practitioners
opportunities to hear from guest speakers who excel in their fields
a dynamic, learning environment.
Create your own pathway with LLM International Commercial Law
Tailor your master’s study based on your interests and career aspirations. You can graduate with an LLM International Commercial Law, or choose to specialise by choosing one of our many pathways with specific, optional modules.
All students will study Advanced Issues in International Commercial Law, together with a chosen specialist pathway. There is a wide range to choose from, including:
Banking and Financial Regulation
Insolvency and Corporate Rescue
International Dispute Resolution
Competition Law and Regulation
Intellectual Property Law and Management
Information Technology Law
Oil and Gas Law
Energy Law and Natural Resources
You will be required to complete both the specified module(s) for your chosen pathway, and a written project related to that area of law.
Any specialisation is recorded on your degree transcript, and can offer a niche for future employment. Plus, studying across different departments gives you the opportunity to network and broaden your knowledge base.
Make valuable connections
The Centre for Commercial Law and Financial Regulation (CCLFR) is a research hub established for commercial law students by the School of Law and ICMA centre. It focuses on:
conducting research and disseminating knowledge of international commercial law and financial regulation
advancing legal scholarship
bringing together scholars and policymakers from law and finance
influencing the development and application of commercial law and finance regulation in practice, through research projects, conferences, teaching and publications.
Flexible study options
This master’s course is for graduates with either legal or relevant, non-legal experience – you will be considered on individual merit regardless of discipline. You can attend this course on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years.
Careers for LLM International Commercial Law graduates
Your postgraduate law degree can open doors to a range of careers, including roles within:
Specialised areas – law firms, and European, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations
Media – journalism and broadcasting
Our graduates have found employment within national and international law firms, and as in-house lawyers for large multinational companies in the UK and abroad. A good proportion of our LLM graduates also work with the European Union, the International Criminal Court (ICC), and the International Police (INTERPOL).
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above), or equivalent from a university outside the UK. Our students come with a variety of relevant legal and non-legal experience and all applicants are considered on individual merit.
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)
|Location||University of Reading|
PO Box 217
|Republic of Ireland||8100 GBP for Whole course|
|Channel Islands||8100 GBP for Whole course|
|EU||17100 GBP for Whole course|
|England||8100 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||8100 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||8100 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||8100 GBP for Whole course|
|International||17100 GBP for Whole course|
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