The programme aims to provide the legal practitioner, the business owner, employee, or executive, and the recent graduate with current and practical knowledge about the law as it relates to international business. The international focus of the programme is suitable for students worldwide as well as those within the United Kingdom.
Individual modules may be of interest to and are available for members of the law profession in order to comply with Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Legal Education requirements.
What you will study
- International Business Law
- Contemporary Intellectual Property Law
- Public International Law
- Comparative Company Law
- Competition Law
- International Commercial Dispute Resolution
- Doing Business Overseas
- Human Rights in a Business Context
Once the Postgraduate Diploma stage has been completed, students are expected to present a written research proposal in respect of their intended dissertation topic. Once approved, this will normally form the basis of the Masters thesis. Students undertake research and prepare the dissertation independently but under supervision by a member of academic staff.
For entry to the course you should be: a law graduate in any jurisdiction, or a lawyer admitted to practice in any jurisdiction, or a non-law graduate with substantial law-related work experience such as a contracts or legal administrator within a business. All international students, for whom English is not their first language, must provide evidence of linguistic ability, by gaining either IELTS 6.5 or its equivalent in TOEFL prior to receiving an unconditional offer of a place on the course.
Fees and bursaries
- New students: entire course £8276 for academic year 2010/11
- New students: entire course £8600 for academic year 2010/11
The above tuition fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
If you are already a student at Robert Gordon University, you can find information on fees for academic year 2010/11 on the Student Finance web pages.
How to apply
All students can apply online by visiting Apply Online at http://www.rgu.ac.uk/applyonline/
If you prefer to apply on paper, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office to request that an application be posted out to you.
If you have any queries, please contact our Admissions Office:
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org
- Call +44 (0) 1224 262132
If you are an International Student and would like further information and application advice:
- Complete our International Enquiries form
- Call 0044 1224 262726
- Email email@example.com