Study Commercial Law at Ulster University in the United Kingdom.
This is a commercial law course, offering a series of standard modules with particular focus on modules that are at the intersection of law and technology, which is a topical area of legal practice and academic research. Also, some of the courses will be taught with industry collaboration in order to inject industry practice and ensure employability.
Apart from the compulsory dissertation module comprising 60 credits, all modules are optional, carrying 30 credit points each, and include the following: Legal Technology, Innovation & Informatics; International Corporate Law & Governance; International Intellectual Property Law & Policy; Copyright & the Information Society; Internet Law & Policy; Media Law & Entertainment Law; and Corporate Social Responsibility & Human Rights. Students are required to choose any four out of the seven modules.
The course is based at the University's Magee Campus in the heart of Derry/Londonderry. Derry is the second largest city in Northern Ireland and has excellent transport connections including an airport, a train terminal and a major bus station. Northern Ireland is in the United Kingdom but the border with the Republic of Ireland is only a few miles from Magee Campus. The Campus overlooks the historic city and spans one of the finest salmon fishing rivers in Europe, the majestic Foyle.The city has many places to eat and socialise and is within easy reach of the beautiful North Coast of Northern Ireland and the glorious beaches of Donegal.
The course aims to teach students substantive law and practice in the following commercial law-related subjects: international corporate law & governance; media law & entertainment law; legal technology, innovation & informatics; international intellectual property law & policy; copyright & the information society; internet law & policy; and corporate social responsibility & human rights. The course will use proven teaching and learning methods, such as lectures and seminars to facilitate the development of knowledge, analytical, research, and advocacy skills that are keenly prized by employers. Also, some of the modules are delivered on Saturdays to facilitate participation by students in work.
Course contents and delivery systems are designed to improve students employability prospects. For example, some of the modules on offer are at the cutting-edge of legal practice and academic research, whilst elemets of the modules will be taught in collaboration with industry employers, who have recruited directly from the programme.
Teaching Staff and Teaching Ethics
The course draws upon staff expertise in a range of areas related to commercial law and practice. The teaching team includes experienced teaching staff who conducts best pactice teaching and internationally acclaimed research. It also includes specialist legal practitioners, in line with the focus on achieving a good balance between reflective and practical skills. The School of Law prides itself on the individual and supportive attitude that it takes towards all students.