Law - International Commercial Law

The programme will be particularly attractive to law graduates who wish to develop a specialisation in commercial law, and especially an ability to understand and apply commercial law in multi-jurisdictional scenarios. The programme will enhance the career prospects of graduates, those starting careers in the legal professions, legal advisers to commercial entities and any lawyers whose work will involve cross border commercial relations.

Entry requirements

A second class honours in an undergraduate law degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) will be required for enrolment on this Masters programme. In exceptional circumstances an applicant who cannot satisfy the undergraduate requirement may be accepted on the basis of relevant professional experience.

Subjects taught

Autumn Semester
• Advanced Legal Research Skills
• Law of International Trade Organisations
• International Business Associations
• International Business Transactions

Spring Semester
• Dissertation Methodology

Three electives from:
• Global Competition Law
• Counter Terrorism Law & International Business
• International Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
• International Labour Law
• Law of Credit and Security
• International Tort Law and Business

Summer Semester
• Dissertation

This degree can be taken on a full time or a part time basis.

Full Time Programme Content Full time students complete the programme over a period of 12 months by taking four modules in both the autumn and spring semesters, before completing a dissertation during the summer semester.

Part Time Programme Content Part-time students complete the programme over a 24 month period by taking two modules in both the autumn and spring semesters of each year, before completing a dissertation in the summer semester of the second year. The module selection for each semester will be by agreement with the Course Director.

Duration

1 year Full-time or 2 years Part-time.

Enrolment dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

Post Course Info

Graduate Profile
Recent graduates of the programme are employed in a variety of enterprises, such as McCann Fitzgerald solicitors, Airbus (UK) and Ulster Bank. All of our graduates are prized by employers as they provide added value to their employer and clients, whether in a traditional law firm, as a practising solicitor/barrister, in private industry or with governmental agencies.

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  • Qualification letters

    LLM

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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