This programme is designed to help you set the legal and regulatory regimes around international business and the global economy in the context of broader legal and socio-legal study skills. The LLM will prepare you for a career in the commercial sector, in business, government or in NGOs.
You will be proficient in thinking about business on a global scale and the place of law, compliance, corporate social responsibility and trade in our societies.
The School specialises in a range of relevant areas, including:
Corporate governance and compliance
Corporate social responsibility
Global business and human rights
International competition law
International financial regulation.
Drawing from these specialisms, the programme is designed to help you set the legal and regulatory regimes around multinational enterprise and the global economy in a broad socio-legal context.
The quality of teaching was exceptional... the standards at Queens
University are very high.
Queen's University Law is ranked in the top 200 Law Schools world-wide (QS World University Rankings 2016/17) and our international reputation is enhanced by the work of our prominent leading academics.
In the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) we are ranked in the top 20 in the UK and 9th in the UK for Law (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).
This programme has been specifically designed so that our students can emerge with a deeper appreciation of the place law plays in international business and the global economy.
Integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.
The LLM in International Business and Law facilitates your engagement with law's role in the global economy, into the regulatory dynamics of global firms and into the place that corporations play in global societies. Our socio-legal approach allows students to think about international business in the round and to think about law as a core institution in the construction of our economy.
Dr Ciarán OKelly, programme convenor
Dr Ciarán OKellys research interests focus on corporate governance and on business and human rights, primarily regarding questions of accountability and corporate personhood.