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Course description

LLM in International Commercial Law is an internationally recognized Master's degree awarded by the University of Westminster (London). It is targeted at working professionals who wish to blend learning and working. It covers those aspects of the law that commercial law practitioners could expect to encounter on a regular basis. This course is unique in Uzbekistan and Central Asia in terms of providing an opportunity to study commercial law in accordance with international standards.

Aims of the course
The course provides a balanced study, which aims at producing graduates that are capable of:
Using systematic and structured knowledge of the general framework within which international commercial law operates, and specific areas of international commercial law;

  • Utilizing their problem-solving skills and their knowledge to develop solutions to a wide range of problems;
  • Developing an advanced intellectual engagement with some of the most difficult matters in the area of international commercial law;
  • Use a range of research methodologies to issues in the specific areas of international commercial law;
  • Evaluating problems in the specialist area, synthesize the appropriate issues and apply them in a critical fashion.

Course Structure
In order to be awarded an LLM International Commercial Law, a student must pass modules worth at least 180 credits. Course structure can be subject to change each academic year following feedback from a variety of sources.

Module code
Module title
Status
UK credit
ECTS
7LLAW009C Foundations in International Commercial Law
Core
20
10
7LLAW006C Dissertation
Core
40
10
7LLAW008C Foreign Direct Investment Arbitration
Core
20
10
Five options or Four options and one elective from the list below
7LLAW015C International Commercial Arbitration
Option
20
10
7LLAW028C
Law of International Sales
Option
20
10
7LLAW014C International Banking Law and Regulation
Option
20
10
7LLAW032WC Legal aspects of Electronic Commerce
Elective
20
10
TBD International Energy Law
Option
20
10
TBD The Law of World Trade Organisation
Option
20
10
7LLAW025C International Taxation Law
Option
20
10
 7LLAW024C  International Project Finance Law
Option
20
10
7LLAW059C Intellectual Property law
Option
20
10
TBD International Construction Law
Option
20
10
  One Free choice elective from the WUIT PG catalogue
Elective
20
10
Please note: Not all option modules will necessarily be offered in any one year. The availability of modules depends on resources, availability in a given semester and on the numbers of students selecting a particular optional module.

 

Entry Requirements

Admissions requirements
Entry requirements for the LLM International Commercial Law have been set in order to select potential students who have proven academic ability undertake a UK Master’s degree course.
The admissions policy aims to attract and recruit motivated applicants across the full range of possible access routes. Students may have a background in any academic discipline. The over-riding principle upon which admission decisions are based is that applicants should be likely to benefit from and succeed on the course.
Formal Higher Education
English language requirement
Work/Professional Experience
Age requirements
Interview

Please Note: even if you meet our minimum admission requirements, we cannot guarantee you a place on the course