Kingston University London

Course Introduction

This course provides students with the opportunity to acquire a detailed knowledge and understanding of legal rules relating to business; students who successfully complete the course will have acquired significant research and analytical skills in this area of law; they should therefore have substantially enhanced their prospects of gaining employment as professional or in'house legal advisors, company administrators and in other areas of work where the ability to apply and advise upon business law issues is significant.

Course Modules

Core modules (choose at least two, plus the legal research and dissertation module): Company law; insolvency law; intellectual property law; legal aspects of business finance; legal research and dissertation. Option modules (choose two, which can also be selected from the core module list): Advocacy; alternative dispute resolution; arbitration; civil procedure; comparative law of obligations; environmental law and regulation; EU competition law; EU environmental law; evidence and arbitral awards; family mediation; immigration and refugee law; individual employment law; international economic law; international environmental law and sustainability; international trade contracts; labour law in the global economy; law of international trade; termination of employment.

Start Date:

09/2018

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
1 year
Full Time
LLM £7,400 Home Fees
1 year
Full Time
LLM £13,300 Overseas Fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £4,070 Home Fees
2 years
Part Time
LLM £7,315 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • To apply for this course, you need: a good honours degree in law (usually a 2:2 degree or above); or a good joint honours degree (2:2 or above), where the major component is in law (for example, Accounting and Law or Combined Studies); or a Graduate Diploma in Law (CPE), Legal Practice Course or Bar Professional Training Course; or a qualification as a solicitor or barrister. All non-UK applicants must meet our English language requirement, which is Academic IELTS of 6.5 overall, with no element below 6.0.