This Commercial Law and International Trade course will set you on track for a successful career in law and help you develop valuable skills employers look for, including ‘Advanced Legal Skills’, ‘International Perspectives in Law’ and ‘Commercial Law and International Trade’.
The course mixes taught elements with independent research, and you can negotiate the topic for your dissertation to fit both your personal interests and the supervisory expertise of Sunderland's tutors.
Please contact the Study Centre directly for more information about the delivery of this course.
We use a wide variety of teaching and learning methods which include weekly three-hour workshops. These are interactive and require a high level of preparation. You’ll also undertake a research project and dissertation which are supervised by your tutor.
Your progress will be assessed by written coursework, usually a 6,000 word essay for each taught module.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.
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Please contact the study centre for more information on their specific requirements and equivalent qualifications from outside the UK.
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This LLM course equips you with advanced skills and knowledge in a specialised area of law. As a result, you’ll have an important edge when applying for a range of legal roles with the police, and prison or probation services. Salaries of law graduates are among the highest of all graduates.
You’ll also be better equipped for applying for training contracts or pupillages, if this is appropriate to your career stage.
In addition, a Masters degree will enhance opportunities in academic roles or further study towards a PhD.