LLM International Business - Masters in Law
The programme comprises of a number of compulsory and optional modules which can be studied on either a full time and part time basis. The subject areas covered are rooted in the business and management environment, where the advanced study of law is undertaken in the context of real business issues. Solutions to these issues are taught by specialists, not only in law but specialists in management, finance, human resource management, marketing, information systems and strategy. The LLM in International Business is designed to equip students to develop the understanding of concepts and theories, stimulate critical thinking and transform problems into opportunities from a multidisciplinary perspective. The programme also offers students the opportunity to reflect on their own knowledge, experience and industry practice, particularly through peer interaction.
LLM International Business (Information Technology and Intellectual Property)
LLM International Business (Entrepreneurship)
LLM International Business (Employment and Human Resource)
LLM International Business (Finance).
In addition to the Legal Research Skills module and a Dissertation, which are the backbone of the programme, taught modules range from a combination of core, optional as well as specialist pathway modules.
• Introduction to International Business (20 credits)
• Transnational Commercial Law (20 credits)
• Business and Crime (20 credits)
• The Role of Business in Society (20 credits)
• Legal Research Skills and Reasoning (20 credits)
• Dissertation (40 credits)
Options/ Pathway modules (40 credits) :
Information Technology and Intellectual Property Pathway:
• E-Commerce and Security (20 credits)
• Legal Applications and Intellectual Property in Technology (20 credits)
• Entrepreneurship and Law (20 credits)
• Mutual and Social Entrepreneurship (20 credits)
Employment and HRM Pathway:
• International Human Resource Management (20 credits)
• Employment Law and Practice (20 credits)
• Legal Aspects of International Finance (20 credits)
• Legal Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions (20 credits)
The programme aims to equip individuals with the fundamentals of international business, through development of legal knowledge and skills, which will enable them to operate efficiently and lawfully as managers, entrepreneurs and specialist practitioners. It provides disciplined legal context to individual’s business knowledge and experience in meeting the demands placed upon them in a highly competitive global commercial environment. The programme therefore opens a broad range of enhanced employment opportunities in business, management and administration, across private and public sectors, including NGOs and international organisations.
Applicants are required to have at least one of the following:
Obtain a UK Honours Degree (or the equivalent of a UK Honours Degree) in a subject appropriate to the LLM.
Appropriate Professional qualifications or experience.
Applicants will also be required to satisfy English language requirements. Applicants whose Bachelors degree was not taught and assessed in English should have an English language level equivalent to IELTS 6.5.
School: Cardiff School of Management
Course Length: One year full-time.
There are no written examinations. Knowledge and skills of the students are assessed through coursework, class participation, oral presentations, debates and a dissertation.
How to Apply:
Applications for this course should be made direct to the university. For further information please visit our How to Apply pages at www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/howtoapply
Selection for this course is by academic attainment, work experience and satisfactory performance at interview.