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Rank: 5 (UKEAS)
Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £19170
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(Business and management studies)
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In the modern world it is vital to understand the principles and main tenets of international trade; such as tariffs and customs regulation, as well as understanding how it affects societies, regions, and the environment.This LLM programme enables you to understand the complex issues emerging in the area of international trade, drawing on Birmingham Law School's research strengths in the areas of international trade law, EU law, law of comparative regional integration and transnational economic relations more widely. The principal focus is on the multilateral trading system and the law of the World Trade Organisation. Our modules will allow you to develop in-depth specialisation in key related areas, such as the environment, public procurement, or competition law.This pathway is an excellent choice for those who want to grasp the foundations of international trade, but also engage with critical contemporary issues. It will also provide a unique opportunity for deeper understanding of the challenges facing the United Kingdom in the Brexit context.
Applicants should have a good Honours degree in law, or a degree in another discipline augmented with a pass in the Common Professional Examination. International qualifications which are equivalent to a UK honours degree in Law will be considered. If your first language is not English you must provide an English language qualification. Recognised qualifications include: IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in any band.
IELTS: 7.0 (All over 6.5)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for The University of Birmingham.
About this university
The International Students Advisory Service (ISAS) is available for all international students attending the university to provide support and advice across a number of areas. These include matters such as visas and immigration, living and working in the UK and workshops for students outside the classroom. They are also available to help with matters such as students bringing families with them and organising social events around the country to make the most of their time in Birmingham. The University of Birmingham Guild of Students is the students union of the university, which has its origins in the guild of undergraduates dating back to the 1870s. It supports some 180 clubs and societies across a range of subjects and interests from sports and arts to volunteering as well as representing students in various ways. The university ranks in the top five in the BUCS league of British universities.