King's College London

International Corporate & Commercial Law LLM

King's College London
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£18,600
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Important information

Typology Master
Methodology Distance Learning
Duration 2 Years
Online campus Yes
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
Virtual classes Yes
  • Master
  • Distance Learning
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • Online campus
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service
  • Virtual classes
Description

Develop your global legal career with an online LLM from The Dickson Poon School of Law, one of the world’s leading law schools. The 100% online International Corporate & Commercial Law LLM allows you to benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are. You will gain an unrivalled understanding of the areas of law governing the highly complex, sophisticated and dynamic corporate and commercial worlds that are increasingly global in character.

This master’s of law degree is taught online, meaning that you can advance your education without taking a break from work or other commitments. Six entry points throughout the year put learning on your schedule.

The International Corporate & Commercial Law LLM is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within corporate or commercial law. It would be useful to students who aspire to work in the corporate and commercial sectors, but not necessarily within a legal career. The programme would be an excellent foundation for students who are considering pursuing legal research.

To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

At King’s, you’ll enter into one of the world’s most competitive student bodies and join a legacy of graduates that are sought out by some of the leading employers in the field. The Dickson Poon School of Law has strong connections with some of the world’s leading legal firms and international employers. A King’s College London LLM will allow you to study alongside other legal professionals around the world and enhance your career prospects. The International Corporate & Commercial Law LLM is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within corporate or commercial law. It would be useful to students who aspire to work in the corporate and commercial sectors, but not necessarily within a legal career. The programme would be an excellent foundation for students who are considering pursuing legal research.

· Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Law, or in a degree with 70% law content, or in the Graduate Diploma in Law. If you have a high 2:2 (i.e. 57%-59%) in law, or in a degree with 70% law content, and at least 3 years of work experience in law, your application will be considered.

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What you'll learn on the course

Corporate Law
IT Law
Commercial Law
LLM
Finance
Law
Finance Law
Corporate Finance Law (
Transnational Corporate Law
Restructuring
Comparative Oil & Gas Law

Course programme

Sructure

Modules

Corporate Law

  • Corporate Actors: Power & Responsibility (15 credits)
  • The Corporate Form and its Issues (15 credits)
  • Corporate Finance Law (15 credits)
  • Fundamentals of the Law and Policy of Mergers and Acquisitions (15 credits)
  • Transnational Corporate Law & Practice (15 credits)
  • Transnational Corporate Restructuring (15 credits)

Commercial Law

  • International & Comparative Oil & Gas Law (15 credits)
  • International Commercial Arbitration (15 credits)
  • International Sale of Goods (15 credits)
  • Financing of International Trade (15 credits)
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea (15 credits)
  • Transnational Business Law Instruments (15 credits)

The online International Corporate & Commercial Law master’s in law is thematically structured around the life cycle of a corporate body, providing you with an in-depth understanding of today’s highly complex and dynamic global corporate and its commercial worlds. The programme will have great practical relevance; it will equip students with problem solving skills, an ability to deal with legal problems and questions against the backdrop of economic realities and a good business sense. The programme will:

  • Examine the issues of international corporate law, including regulation of mergers and acquisitions, corporate form and its issues, corporate actors and international corporate finance.
  • Focus on key transactions and legal arrangements entered into by a corporate body, including trade, shipping, finance, energy and investment related transactions.
  • Include a stage when ‘things go wrong’, with the focus being on dispute resolution and on corporate insolvency. Includes courses on international commercial arbitration and international corporate insolvency.
  • Provide overarching legal foundation and themes to corporate and commercial areas of the law as well as reinforce a global and transnational vision underpinning the programme.

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