The LLM International Commercial and Business Law degree offers a career in the practice of international commercial law (whether in private practice, with a government or international organisation, or in a corporate or financing environment) with one of the widest, most innovative selections of subjects available to study by any law school in the UK.
The LLM International Commercial and Business Law is offered over one year full-time, or two years part-time. Students undertake a range of compulsory and optional modules taught by the Law School. They may also, with the consent of the Course Director, choose modules worth up to 40 credits from other postgraduate courses offered by the University. This degree also offers an optional Research Methods Training component.
Building on a long record of teaching at the cutting edge of law and technology, the UEA Law School is home to a strong team of scholars investigating everything from IP enforcement to the rights and risks associated with 'Web 2.0'. The Law School postgraduate student community rarely exceeds 100 each year, as the aim is to offer small group teaching, allowing students to benefit from the knowledge and experience of lecturers who are national and international leaders in their field.
Law School graduates have progressed to a wide variety of successful careers, from private practice in local and international firms to government legal departments and international organisations, from universities to industry and commerce. The University of East Anglia provides a professional Careers Centre together with a Law School Academic Careers Adviser to help students develop their employability skills.