LLM International Commercial Law

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Prepare for an exciting career in international legal practice and other high-level international careers with our LLM International Commercial Law.

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You’re curious, determined, and ready to go global with your career. You want to know how laws relating to international commercial practice are created and enforced, and put your new knowledge into practice as a legal practitioner.

As a postgraduate International Commercial Law student at ARU, you’ll advance your knowledge of fundamental themes such as commercial contracts, transnational commercial law and international commercial arbitration.

You’ll gain a unique insight into how the grammar of law was shaped that you can take all over the world after graduation.

There’s also the chance to find out more about comparative company law with our optional module. And you’ll sharpen your research skills and put them to use on your Major Project, which is a brilliant opportunity to explore an area of international commercial law you’re passionate about.

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Hands-on experience

As an LLM International Commercial Law student, you’ll have access to:

  • our Cambridge Law Clinic, where you can volunteer to help members of the public
  • ARU’s student-led Law Society, which takes part in national competitions.

Outstanding student support

Join our postgraduate student community and:

  • benefit from award-winning learning facilities, including extensive library and IT resources
  • learn from expert staff who will guide your research interests and career development
  • receive full support from our Employability Service, while you're studying with us and after you graduate
  • access support, should you need it, with study skills, health and wellbeing, and more.


On our LLM International Commercial Law course, you’ll develop a range of professional skills including logical reasoning, critical analysis, research, and independent judgement, all of which are in high demand from employers around the world.

You’ll also gain an understanding of the complex interplay between infrastructure, content, competition, social policy, punishment and trade in the international arena, and a greater capacity for legal communication.

You could go on to work as a legal practitioner, or conduct academic research, at the highest level. You might also find a role in the legal department of an international corporation, a government department, or another international agency.

You can boost your employability while you study by volunteering at our Law Clinic, as well as taking advantage of law-focussed careers events.

Graduation doesn’t have to be the end of your time with us. You could choose to continue your academic career with a research programme at ARU, such as our PhD Law. Take advantage of our Alumni Scholarship and save £400 on your fees.

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