Law - International Commercial Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution ADR

Ulster University - Belfast

Law - International Commercial Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution ADR

This programme is relevant to both aspiring and current legal and business professionals wishing to gain specialisation and enhance career opportunities in Commercial Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). It has been developed in consultation with industry experts and in response to their employment needs.

This unique LLM programme will you to develop practical skills in negotiation and provide the opportunity to become a fully accredited mediator, presenting a wealth of opportunities for career progression in this area of professional practice.

You will gain a fundamental understanding of the core principles of commercial law in areas such as financial markets and derivatives, commercial property law and international intellectual property law. The course focuses on practical skills and are led by experts from the relevant industry sectors.

- Commercial Law Practice
- Dispute Resolution Practitioner
- Finance & Banking
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Trade Law
- Accredited Mediator

Work placement / study abroad
The Clever, Fulton and Rankin Prize for Outstanding Achievement: This prize is awarded to the top 4 performing students within this module with each student being granted an Internship with the practice.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page".

Subjects taught

Year one
• Commercial Alternative Dispute Resolution
• International Commercial Law
• Mediation Project 2
• Intellectual Property and Data Protection Law
• Innovation in Legal Work
• Mediation Project 1

Optional Modules
• Corporate Law
• Commercial Property Law
• Derivatives and Financial Markets
• Commercial Clinical Legal Practice

Entry requirements

Standard entry conditions
To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University’s General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

Entry Requirements
A minimum of a second class lower degree (2.2) in law or relevant cognate degree with an element of law or other relevant modules.

Application dates

Your Application
Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink").

Enrolment dates

Start Dates: September 2024 and January 2025

Post Course Info

Career options
• Commercial Law Practice
• Dispute Resolution Practioner
• Finance & Banking
• Intellectual Property Law
• International Trade Law
• Accredited mediator

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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