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International Commercial and Corporate Law (LLM)

Master of Laws
1 year
Course Type
Next course starts
September 2022

About this course

Gain specialist legal knowledge on this LLM International Commercial and Corporate Law at the University of Southampton. Learn skills in a range of disciplines and develop skills for your professional life. Commercial law plays a key role in global trade giving you access to excellent career opportunities.

Southampton Law School in the UK has a strong reputation for its commercial and corporate law expertise.

This master's develops the practical legal skills you need to advise, litigate and negotiate. It draws on the research strengths of the School’s academic staff who are active at the forefront of international and national legal reform and development.

You'll be able to shape your degree towards your particular interests. For example you could choose to study:

  • insurance law 
  • corporate governance 
  • intellectual property law in a global world 
  • international competition law and policy 
  • law of the World Trade Organisation

Our 'LLM Challenge' offers an extra learning experience. Students across all our LLM courses are assigned to a team and given a current topic to debate to compete for a small monetary prize. The LLM Challenge helps you develop your collaborative working and leadership skills.

Flexible study

If you prefer, you can apply to study this course as:

  • a part-time master's - study the same course content over 2 or more years

Your modules and fees may vary if you choose a different study option.

Course lead

Professor Uta Kohl's work looks at online and corporate governance. She has written about corporate human rights abuses, online jurisdiction and the regulation of online speech. Uta is a trustee on the board of the Internet Watch Foundation. Visit Professor Kohl's profile page to learn more.

Course location

This course is based at Highfield.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the Course Description Document

The Course Description Document details your course overview, your course structure and how your course is taught and assessed.

Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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