International & European Business Law - LLM

Trinity College Dublin

International & European Business Law - LLM

Academic staff engage in research-led teaching and the modules allow graduates to develop their knowledge and expertise in areas including international trade law, international dispute resolution, international business tax law, competition law, corporate governance, intellectual property, and market regulation.

This programme enables students to gain invaluable specialist knowledge from expert professors. Students will develop skills to critically analyse the interplay between law and social change in a variety of different contexts within international and business law and conduct effective and targeted research in case law, legislation and academic legal commentary in areas pertaining to international and business law.

Is This Course For Me?
The LL.M (International and European Business Law) is designed for graduates who wish to specialise in business law with a view to pursuing their research interests in this field or in preparing to work in busy international commercial firms or legal practice across the globe.

Subjects taught

The LL.M. International and European Business Law is delivered over one academic year. It seeks to promote critical analysis of, and reflection on, different aspects of national, European and international business law.

Students on this programme are examined in six modules and will also complete a research dissertation on a topic approved by the Dissertation Director and related to some aspect of international and/or European business law.

The International and European Business Law programme gives students the chance to study from a large range of modules designed to deepen their knowledge. Module topics may include corporate law and governance, International Economic and trade law, regulation of Investment Funds, mergers and acquisitions, and more. Students may also choose up to two modules from the wide array offered on the general LL.M.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Applications are invited from graduates who hold a Bachelor's in Law or a law-based interdisciplinary programme. Applications will also be considered from exceptional graduates in related disciplines in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences who can demonstrate their studies have fully prepared them for the LL.M.

Admission to Trinity's LL.M. programmes is at the absolute discretion of the School of Law, which will decide on admissions with regard to a range of academic criteria, including the quality of the individual application and the objectives of ensuring a diverse LL.M. class of the highest possible academic calibre.

We advise students to apply for the course as early as possible as admission is competitive. The programme is subject to early closure.

Application dates

Closing Date: 31st May 2024


1 year full-time

Enrolment dates

Next Intake: September 2024

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Career Opportunities
This course equips students with the expertise, skills, and attributes valuable across a wide range of careers, both within and beyond the legal profession, nationally and internationally. Graduates have pursued careers in international and European human rights law, international economic law, international aviation law, intellectual property law, among others.

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    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

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    Daytime,Full time

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