Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

The course covers a broad range of commercially focussed modules that draw on the wealth of commercial expertise across the School of Law.

Course Modules

Modules include: Alternative dispute resolution; banking law; commercial law written and oral advocacy; company law; comparative commercial law; computer law; e'commerce law; EU financial law; European internal market law; external relations law of the European union; intellectual property; intellectual property in the digital millennium; international and comparative commercial arbitration; international and comparative competition law; international and comparative law of copyright and related rights; international and comparative law of patents, trade secrets and related rights; international commercial law; international commercial litigation: commercial conflict of laws; international construction contracts and arbitration; international economic law; international merger control; international tax law; international trade and investment dispute settlement; IP transactions; judicial protection in the EU; law of economic crime; law of finance and foreign investment in emerging economies; legal aspects of international finance; media law; multinational enterprises and the law; regulation of financial markets; secured financing in commercial transactions; securities regulation; taxation principles and concepts; UK competition law; intellectual property and the creative industries; cyberspace law; corporate insolvency law; privacy and information law; business taxation; international trade and intellectual property law; European union tax law; intellectual property, fashion and design; European union competition law; telecommunications law; international and comparative design law; regulation of international trade; corporate finance law; ethics in business and in finance; insurance law; general principles of insurance law; insurance regulation; marine insurance law; insurance contracts; reinsurance law; international and comparative law of trademarks and unfair competition; intellectual property taxation; intellectual property in business; energy regulation and policy; international shipping law; global intellectual property law; strategic decision making for lawyers; negotiation theory and practice; principles of regulation; introduction to insurance regulation; interactive entertainment law; elements of Islamic law; Islamic finance and commercial law; international and comparative petroleum law and contracts; US international taxation; legal aspects of paperless trade; charter parties: law and practice; protection and indemnity clubs: law and practice; US comparative corporate law; competition and regulation in EU healthcare markets; market integration and regulation in the European internal market; accounting for lawyers; international macroeconomics for lawyers; financial models and derivatives in a legal context; financial models and application to corporate finance.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants must have a degree in Law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify. Non'law graduates: Non'law graduates with a minimum 2nd Class Honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non'law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least 5 years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £18,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £12,600  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time