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Rank: 200 (The Complete University Guide)
Location: Main Site
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £18240
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The programme takes a comparative and international approach to the key areas of corporate and corporate and commercial law. The contextual approach taken in this LLM enables an understanding of why different countries adopt different laws and governance approaches and how they respond to economic and social pressures. It assesses these approaches in times of economic stability and in crisis, with particular reference to the current crisis. The course particularly focuses on corporate governance and on commercial transactions. The programme reflects the latest innovations in legal education including York's pioneering problem-based learning as well as more traditional lectures and seminars. Its research led teaching is built on the world class scholarship of the School's staff. Our postgraduates are drawn from all over the world giving you the opportunity to study with and learn from a truly international group. The programme aims to provide: Critical understanding of the process of corporate globalisation; an in depth and contextual coverage of the main topics in corporate and commercial law.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.0 in each)
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About this university
York is home to international students from around the world and its website contains specific information for each country about requirements to study there. There is a special international student support department that offer everything from immigration advice services to student orientation programs on arrival in the UK. The orientation program, called Welcome Week, is a free program of talks and activities to help international students understand life at York and the British culture. There is also an International Students Association (ISA) to get involved with and English language support programs for those who don't speak English or wish to learn more. The ISA is a part of the YUSU and is one of the largest organisations on campus with some 2000 members. It hosts around 100 events each year with the aim of promoting cultural exchange. Student life outside the classroom revolves around the University of York Student Union or YUSU. It operates a licensed venue called The Courtyard as well as representing students through a number of committees and its council. The union operates a TV station, radio station and a student newspaper as well as a magazine and its own cinema, showing around 30 films each term. The university has over 60 sports teams participating in the British Universities and Colleges Sport league as well as the annual Roses Tournament against Lancaster University, the largest inter-university tournament in Europe. It commemorates the Civil War known as the War of the Roses. In the arts, the Music Society and the Drama Society are two of the largest groups on campus and work together to stage an annual musical. There are also a number of specialist art groups including the ComedySoc an FUSION, dedicated to urban music and raising money for charity. All take part in York Carnival, an annual celebration of music and arts in York that now sees crowds in excess of 5000.