Law International Commercial Law LLM From University of Limerick

Program Overview

Brief Description

The programme will be particularly attractive to law graduates who wish to develop a specialisation in commercial law, and especially an ability to understand and apply commercial law in multi-jurisdictional scenarios. The programme will enhance the career prospects of graduates, those starting careers in the legal professions, legal advisers to commercial entities and any lawyers whose work will involve cross border commercial relations.

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  Location

LimerickIreland

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  Course Duration

12 Months

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  Tuition Fee

 15,800

 Score

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 90

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This degree can be taken on a full time, twelve month basis, or a part time twenty four month basis. Full time students complete the programme over a period of twelve months by taking four modules in both the autumn and spring semesters, before completing a dissertation during the summer semester.  Part- time students complete the programme over a 24 month period by taking two modules in both the autumn and spring semesters of each year, before completing a dissertation in the summer semester of the second year. The module selection for each semester will be by agreement with the Course Director.

The topic for a student’s dissertation is determined during the spring semester, supervised by a faculty member, and submitted at the end of the summer semester.

Semester 1    
 

  • LA6001 Advanced Legal Research Skills
  • LA6031 Law of International Trade Organisations
  • LM6021 International Business Associations
  • LM6011 International Business Transactions


Semester 2    
 

  • Dissertation Methodology


3 Electives from
 

  • LA6032 Global Competition Law
  • LA6022 Counter Terrorism Law & International Business
  • LA6112 International Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
  • LA4062 International Labour Law
  • LA6102 Law of Credit and Security
  • LA6072 International Tort Law and Business 

A second class honours in an undergraduate law degree (Level 8 - National Qualifications Authority of Ireland) will be required for enrolment on this Masters programme. In exceptional circumstances an applicant who cannot satisfy the undergraduate requirement may be accepted on the basis of relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fees

These are based on ResidencyCitizenshipCourse requirements.

Review the three groups of criteria to determine your fee status as follows
 

  1. Residency
     
    • You must have been living in an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland for at least 3 of the 5 years before starting your course
       
  2. Citizenship
     
    • You must be a citizen of an EU/EEA member state or Switzerland or have official refugee status
       
  3. Course Requirements (all must be met)
     
    • You must be a first time full-time undergraduate (Exceptions are provided for students who hold a Level 6 or Level 7 qualification and are progressing to a Level 8 course in the same general area of study).
    • You must be undertaking a full-time undergraduate course of at least 2 year’s duration
    • You cannot be undertaking a repeat year of study at the same level unless evidence of exceptional circumstances eg serious illness is provided (in which case this condition may be waived)

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