International Commercial Law (PG Cert)

Robert Gordon University the United Kingdom

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The award
PG Cert

How long you will study
15 weeks

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
January, September

International course fees
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All study options

About International Commercial Law at Robert Gordon University

The course is designed in such a way that it is suitable for recent graduates who wish to secure better positions in law and business as it provides them with an increased working knowledge and greater depth of background information in international commercial matters.

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

Semester 1:

  • International Business Law

  • Contemporary Intellectual Property Law

  • Public International Law

  • Comparative Company Law


Semester 2:

  • Competition Law

  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution

  • Doing Business Overseas

  • Human Rights in a Business Context


Semester 3:

  • Dissertation


Dissertation

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.

Entry requirements

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

UK/EU Students

  • New students: entire course £8276 for academic year 2010/11


International Students

  • 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 postgraduateadmissions@rgu.ac.uk

  • 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 international@rgu.ac.uk

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study15 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study45 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG CertHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study15 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardPG DipHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study30 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out
  • The awardMScHow you will studyDistanceHow long you will study45 weeks
    Course startsJanuary, SeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements for this course

Contact Robert Gordon University to find course entry requirements.

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