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International Business Law, LLM, PG Cert, PG Dip

University of Liverpool Online Programmes, the United Kingdom

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
LLM, PG Cert, PG DipPart-time, Online30 monthsMay, OctoberGBP 16065 per totalGBP 16065 per total

About International Business Law, LLM, PG Cert, PG Dip - at University of Liverpool Online Programmes

Enhance your career with a comprehensive legal knowledge, skills and training to work efficiently in the legal and wider business sectors.

This wholly online LLM International Business Law programme has been designed for graduates from diverse academic backgrounds as well as those possessing working experience in the business or financial services sector to provide a solid exposure to the operation of the legal environment governing commercial operations and decision-making.

The LLM is specifically designed for graduates from diverse disciplines as well as legal professionals who already have some practical commercial and business experience and who want to enhance their knowledge and skills to assist them in advancing their career, whether that is a career change or assuming a more senior-level role in a business, organization, or commercial enterprise. The programme offers an opportunity to gain an extensive understanding of the Common Law legal system, with specific focus on its commercial environment. Students will have a chance to tailor their learning journey by choosing two elective modules from Corporate Governance, Aspects of Banking, Intellectual Property Law, International Sale of Goods and International Financial Crime. To achieve your full LLM, are required to complete a dissertation project on a topic within the international business law.

To achieve a full Master of Laws (LLM), you will be required to complete 180 credits. This programme is also available as a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) which amounts to 120 credits, a postgraduate certificate (PG Cert) which amounts to 60 credits and a postgraduate award (PG Award) amounting to 30 credits.

The indicative study duration is 30 months to complete the LLM, 20 months for the PG Dip, 10 months for the PG Cert and six months for the PG Award.

Teaching methods and style 

This programme is designed to be studied wholly online and part-time. Teaching is delivered through our state-of-the-art Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), which provides students with access to all resources required for interactive study online. On this platform you will be encouraged to work collaboratively with classmates and actively read around your topic through our comprehensive library of eBooks and journals.  

Programme modules, apart from the dissertation, are delivered over an eight-week period with one module studies at a time. The student’s learning journey is facilitated by the use of written materials, lecturecasts (video presentations), interactive individual activities, case studies, and discussion boards.

Methods of assessment 

Assessment is exclusively through online assignments rather than examinations. You will be assessed through a range of activities, including written assignments, presentations, discussion forum participation and journal entries. 

Career destinations 

The programme follows a career-driven curriculum, developed to provide practical expertise directly applicable to a professional setting. Graduates will be equipped with a solid base when undertaking roles in government and non-government agencies, business, the financial sector and the legal profession in the varied jurisdictions.

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Download a prospectus or visit our website for more information on this programme. Alternatively, you can contact one of our admission advisers to get your questions answered. 

One of the best ways to see if the programme is right for you is to join one of our regular virtual events where you will be introduced to our range of online programmes, our online learning facilities, and Q&A’s with staff to help you make the best decision about the future of your education.   

Learn more about International Business Law, LLM, PG Cert, PG Dip - at University of Liverpool Online Programmes

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Notes about fees for this course

Fees for the academic year 2023/24

LLM: £16,065

PGDip: £10,710

PGCert: £5,355

PGAward: £2,677.50

The tuition fee is fully inclusive of all costs: teaching materials, core textbooks, assessments and resits. If you live in England, you may be eligible for a postgraduate loan to cover some of the costs of your degree. If you are not eligible for a student loan, you will be offered a simple monthly payment plan to spread the cost of your tuition over the duration of your studies.  

Scholarships and Discounts

  • 10% discount for University of Liverpool alumni.
  • You will receive a 5% discount if you choose to pay the full tuition fee upfront. 
  • Regional Scholarships of up to 15%. To find out the scholarship offered in your region, please make an enquiry now.
  • Corporate discounts of 10% are available for organisations looking to invest in the skills of three or more employees. For more information, please visit our website where you can speak to one of our admissions advisors to learn how you can upskill your team for organisational success.
  • A UK Scholarship of 10% is available for students residing in the United Kingdom. 

*All tuition fees shown are net of any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where we are required to add sales tax at the local statutory rate, this will be added to the tuition fees shown and confirmed during the payment process. 

Entry requirements

All applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis. If you want to discuss your previous qualifications and experience before applying, please contact our admissions team on our website.

Applicants should possess:

  • Preferably a 2:1 class degree in a relevant subject, equivalent to a UK bachelor’s degree; or
  • Professional work experience in a related field and/or other prior qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

All applicants must provide evidence that they have an English language ability equivalent to an IELTS (academic) score of 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in all components).

If you don’t have an IELTS or equivalent certificate, you can take our free online English test to assess your proficiency. You don’t need to prove your English ability if you are a national of, or have completed a qualification equivalent to a UK degree in, any of these countries

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