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January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

LLM
International Business Law

Postgraduate course
Law

Develop your legal knowledge with the study of subjects relevant to economic and commercial activity around the modern world

  • Attendance
  • Duration
    24 Months
  • Start date
  • Main Location
    City Campus
January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.

Your Course

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Leeds is one of the UK's most important legal centres outside London, with around 150 law firms operating in the city, employing 6,700 people.
Entry Requirements
Requirements:Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link.

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link.

English Language Requirement: IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Mature Applicants
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.

If you wish to apply through this route you should refer to our University Recognition of Prior Learning policy that is available on our website.

Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.

Requirements:Applicants should either have at least a second class honours degree or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

All applications should be supported by a reference, either academic or professional; a template can be accessed at this link.

All applicants should satisfy our University English language requirements, please access further details at this link.

English Language Requirement: IELTS 6.5 with no skills below 5.5, or an equivalent qualification. The University provides excellent support for any applicant who may be required to undertake additional English language courses.
Verify your qualifications
If you are an international student, we can help you to compare and verify your qualifications. Please contact our International Office on +44 (0)113 812 1111 09.00 to 17.00 Mon-Thurs / 09.00 to 16.30 Fri GMT or email internationaloffice@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
Need to improve your English Language skills?
Don't worry if you don't have the level of English required for your chosen course. We offer a wide range of courses which have been designed to help you to improve your qualifications and English language ability, most of which are accredited by the British Council. Check your English and find out more about our English courses.


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No matter what your questions, we are here to answer them, visit our International website to get more information and find out about our online open days.

Careers

  • Caroline Acton

Careers

Caroline Acton
Solicitor, Winston Solicitors LLP

PG Dip Legal Practice Course

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“Studying law at Leeds Beckett put me right in the heart of Leeds’ business and legal community which enhanced my professional experience, I was taught by solicitors who gave me a true insight into this fascinating and rewarding career.

MODULES & LEARNING

Antitrust law is one of the core commercial law topics affecting transnational business conduct and decision making. Examine the legal controls on anti-competitive agreements and abuse of market dominance by undertakings in the EU.

Explore the nature and purpose of the European Internal market and the regulation of governance of the Internal Market.

Learn about international sale transaction through comprehensive and informed analysis of legislation, case law, policy documents, international conventions and rules adopted by various international organisations.

Explore the variety of ways in which the law has been used to facilitate international trade. You'll learn to analyse and apply legal and non-legal rules in the operation of international trade law

You will carry out an in-depth research project in a subject area that is appropriate to the course and of particular interest to you

Examine both traditional and digital-based marketing concepts and activities, and develop an integrated approach fit for the 21st century.

Gain an understanding of the economic significance of the regulation of companies and appropriate policy considerations in the context of globalised commercial activity in an international environment.

Gain an understanding of the effect of 'globalisation' and the impact political and economic security has on international financial crime and corruption, and the concurrent rise in Global terrorism and transnational criminal organisations.

Examine legal issues surrounding the internet, including the nature and operation of online intermediaries, the trans-jurisdictional challenge, enforceability of civil and criminal norms online and the use, modification and development of traditional legal doctrine in relation to the cyberspace environment.

Develop functional knowledge and a critical understanding of key perspectives on human behaviour within an organisation and on the nature and processes of organising and managing human activity

Understand the economic significance of regulation and policy considerations for companies in a global context. You will examine theories and principles in order to gain insight into corporate governance and corporate governance systems. You will also explore European contributions to reforming English company law in a comparative perspective.

Address the strategic and management issues that global companies confront when they operate across borders.

This course responds to the need for lawyers, business managers, policy makers and other professionals functioning in commercial fields by giving them a sophisticated understanding of the legal issues affecting the governance and practice of international trade.

The advantage of this course is that it does not approach the topic of law in isolation, but seeks to provide a business and commercial context to assist the understanding and evaluation of the way the law functions. There is an induction programme in legal skills and methods at the start of the course, which can make this course of interest to non-law graduates as well as those who already hold degrees in law.

  • Dr Pavel Repyeuski
    Dr Pavel Repyeuski Dr Pavel Repyeuski
    Senior Lecturer

    I find it stimulating and rewarding to be working with an ambitious and diverse student group on the LLM International Business Law and LLM Master of Laws. I gain a great sense of satisfaction from knowing our teaching equips graduates with the necessary expertise to progress in their chosen career.

    Originally from Belarus, Pavel has worked at Leeds Law School since 2007, teaching subjects around European Union law, commercial and international business law. He is also a course leader for the LLM in International Business Law and our LLM Master of Laws (distance learning).

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FEES & FUNDING
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  • Portland

    Facilities

    Portland

    Leeds Law School is located in Portland, close to the city's legal quarter. Our students can hone their legal expertise in purpose-built facilities, including our very own courtroom.

  • Library

    Facilities

    Library

    Our Library is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year, providing you with access to specialist books and journals, learning spaces, computers, multimedia facilities and media equipment hire. Tens of thousands of our Library's digital resources, including ebooks, ejournals and databases, can be accessed online at a time and place to suit you.

  • The Rose Bowl

    Facilities

    The Rose Bowl

    The Rose Bowl has impressive teaching spaces, auditoriums, conference facilities and an outstanding local reputation as a business hub. The Rose Bowl puts our students at the centre of a dynamic business community.

  • Gym and Sports Facilities

    Facilities

    Gym and Sports Facilities

    Keeping fit is easy at Leeds Beckett - our fitness suites are easy to get to, kitted out with all the latest technology and available to all sports members.

An amazing place to spend your days

It is not every university that can offer you the chance to study in the best tall building in the world. But we can. Our City Campus is home to such award-winning learning environments as Broadcasting Place, voted best tall building in the world in 2010. Other buildings include the Rose Bowl, home to our Business School, which was awarded Best Commercial Property Development in the 2009 Yorkshire Property awards. Just over the road from the Rose Bowl is the Leslie Silver building which houses one of our impressive libraries across five floors. The library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week throughout the year.

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