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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.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide evidence of either prior successful completion of a degree qualification taught through the medium of English or meet one of the criteria below (no longer than two years prior to application):

Acceptable English Language qualifications include the following:

•Matriculation examinations from European countries where English is presented as a subject and an acceptable level is achieved

•Irish Leaving Certificate English –Ordinary Level Grade D or above

•TOEFL – 580 (paper based) or 90 (internet based)

•IELTS – Minimum score of 6.5* with no less than 6 in any one component.

•English Test for English and Academic Purposes (ETAPP) – Grade C1

•GCE 'O' level English Language/GCSE English Language – Grade C or above

•Cambridge Assessment English –Certificate of Proficiency in English - Grade C / Certificate in Advanced English Grade B

•GCE Examination Boards – Oxford Delegacy of Local Examinations – Grade C / Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate – School Certificate Pass 1-6 / University of London Entrance and School Examinations Council – School Certificate Pass 1-6

Results in examinations other than those listed above may also be accepted as meeting our English language requirements. Contact the International Education Division for advice.

Duration

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

Careers or further progression

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.

Further enquiries

Course Director
Sinead Eaton
Tel: +353 (0) 62 233231
Email: sinead.eaton@ul.ie

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

Comment

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.

Application date

What to Include with your Application

•Qualification transcripts and certificates

•English language qualification(s) if English is not your first language

•Certified English translation of your transcripts/certificates where the original transcripts are in a language other than English

•A copy of your birth certificate or passport

Enrolment and start dates

Start Date: 09/Sep/2019

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