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International Commercial Law

Prepare or further your international legal career by studying a range of commercial modules which highlight issues of practical and contemporary relevance

Key Facts



LLM (Hons) International Commercial Law


Degree Duration

12 months


Pathways Available

15 months :3 months pathway + 1 year degree


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

In a world slowly emerging from the Covid-19 pandemic and facing the challenges of nationalism, protectionism, trade wars – students of the International Commercial Law LLM find their importance for the market and for society reaffirmed as never before. International flows of trade and investment are crucial for the development of the countries and regions, especially in moments of crises. In a world recovering from one of the worst economic crises in history, the future brings many exciting opportunities for the students of the International Commercial Law LLM programme.

In this programme, students will learn from a range of core and optative modules such as international investment law, international trade law, international disputes resolution, international taxation law, private international law of business transactions, international sales of goods, comparative corporate law, competition law and intellectual property law. Many other options are available, including from our world-leading Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law & Policy (CEPMLP). Students will have the opportunity to engage critically with each topic of study, paying attention to the impact of the law and institutions on society.

  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

The programme offrers a range of core and optative modules for the students, who are able to build a solid and compehensive knowledge of the different topics the programme covers.

The programme will enable you to offer the resourcefulness that the today’s complex market expects from them.

All modules are delivered by experts in their field. Guest lecturers may also visit, either within modules or as a separate event. A wide variety of external activities are offered on this course including a residential study trip for all students.

Your Pathways


The Pre Masters Program will prepare you for the UK, EU or US study system, giving you the confidence and skills that you’ll need to go further in your studies. Depending on your academic qualification and English language level and chosen programme, you can study the IIM over one or two terms.

What’s the difference between the one or two terms?
One Term Two Terms
3 months of study Six months of study
Additional academic English and subject-related support

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian’s Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the
University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful
research, an excellent student experience and a community
campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.

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