Master of Laws

LLM International Arbitration Online

An online Master of Laws (LLM) is a postgraduate degree designed to enhance your academic legal knowledge, particularly focusing on specific areas of interest. Specially designed for law and non-law graduates who want to gain a Master’s qualification in law, this course gives you the opportunity to explore issues surrounding International Arbitration.

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Key Facts

Entry requirements

Minimum second class honours Qualifying Law Degree

Full requirements

Duration options

12 months (full-time)

21 months (part-time September)

Next start date

October 2020

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Gain essential in-depth knowledge and insight in your chosen area of law and understand the importance of legal rules as they are applied in the real world.

The programme structure is highly flexible. You can design your own degree pathway that suits you and meets your career objectives, whatever they might be.

Taught by a combination of former and current practitioners, as well as research and teaching academics who are focussed on legal practice, not just theory.

Course Details

LLM International Arbitration Online

The LLM International Arbitration Online will allow you to explore issues surrounding International Arbitration, providing the substantive knowledge needed in order to enhance your practice. You will examine international commercial arbitration and international investment arbitration, covering areas such as the legal framework of international commercial arbitration; the jurisdiction of arbitration tribunals and the enforcement of arbitral awards.

When you study the LLM International Arbitration Online with us you will:

  • Broaden your career horizons with a valuable Master’s qualification in the specialist fields of your choosing
  • Learn professional skills to make you stand out to potential employers
  • Gain an up-to-date knowledge of law and practice in your chosen area and the impact of those developments on commercial and legal practice
  • Receive one-to-one tutor support and feedback on your work from a fully-qualified lawyer
  • Develop a portfolio demonstrating the law in practice

The award-linked module for this programme (International Arbitration) will cover areas such as sources of arbitration law, arbitration agreements, enforcement and procedural issues in international arbitration and arbitral awards. The aim of this module is to put international arbitration law into context, enabling you to learn how to apply complex theoretical concepts to real world client situations.

In addition to a general online induction to the programme, there is a two-week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System. This is compulsory for non-law students, but also open to students wanting a refresher in the fundamentals of the law of England and Wales. This would be useful for any student who has taken a considerable break from legal education.

To help prepare you for your dissertation you’ll study a range of compulsory and further optional Research Methods Training sessions.

Please note that, due to Home Office regulations, students who require a Tier 4 visa to study with us are not permitted to study online and can only choose face-to-face taught modules.

Course Structure

Two week online induction: For non-law students this includes a compulsory introduction to the law of England and Wales which must be completed before commencing your first modules.

  • International Arbitration Law
  • Research Methods Training (sessions throughout Terms 1 and 2 / 1-4)

Choose three*:

  • Advocacy and Bar Skills**
  • Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain in Law
  • Board Dynamics and Strategy
  • Civil and Criminal Litigation**
  • Corporate Governance and Disruptive Technology
  • Corporate Governance in Practice
  • Finance, Accounting and Risk Management
  • Cyberlaws (The Laws of Data and Digital Assets)
  • International Trade Law
  • International Corporate Governance
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Human Rights
  • Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution**
  • Medical Law and Ethics
  • Technoethics in Law
  • The Internet of Things

*All elective modules are subject to availability.
**Successful completion of these three modules results in an exemption from the University’s BPC Selection Event.

  • Dissertation in International Arbitration Law

Course Start Dates

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  • LLM International Arbitration
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    • Part-time: Online

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Course Information

 

With so many options for studying this course, you can be sure to find a start date and study option to suit your needs.

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Modules are assessed by a three hour unseen written examination or 4,500 word coursework assignment.

Attendance at one of our UK campuses (or an approved overseas centre by prior arrangement) is required for all examinations, including for online study.

The default campus location for online study is London.

The dissertation module will be assessed by submission of a thesis (15,000 words), and provides an opportunity for sustained, in-depth and intensive investigation into, and reflection upon, your chosen specialist area.

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This course has an innovatively flexible structure, with specific assessments that are conducive to effective learning.

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You can apply for this course directly to the University.

This course cannot be chosen to study alongside our Legal Practice Couse (LPC). For more information on the choice of Master's to study alongisde our LPC, please visit the LPC page.

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£8,750 (UK/EEA/International students)

By studying a Master's degree you could be eligible for a Student Loans Company Postgraduate Loan.

We also have a range of scholarships and bursaries available which make studying with us more affordable than ever. 

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We have students from over 120 different countries throughout our campuses, with a dedicated team to help international students.

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