Postgraduate Master of Laws

International Business Law

Develop specialist knowledge of the main principles of international business law. You’ll study commercial activities in a global economy on this online master’s course.

International Business Law

Course Overview

  • Institution code

  • Main location

    Distance Learning
  • Attendance

  • Duration

    1 Year
  • Start date

    16 Sep 2024

Designed to be flexible to meet your needs, this master’s course is delivered entirely online with no live classes for you to attend.

As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Examine complementary law and business topics that affect international business practice
  • Study public and private international trade law to deepen your understanding of the World Trade Organization rules and how countries trade
  • Develop expert knowledge of the European Union rules for the development and operation of supranational markets
  • Explore the legal regulation of free trade around the world
  • Enhance your awareness of the legal rules that apply to contracts for the international sale of goods between companies across borders
  • Put your specialist legal knowledge into a business and commercial context to boost your understanding and analysis of the law
  • Pursue a research interest in your dissertation project and develop the specialist knowledge to match your career aspirations

Law Trove
You’ll be able to access a wide range of law textbooks online for free through Law Trove, a subscription-only service offered by Oxford University Press.

Online learning community
The University's Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) will enable you to learn when it suits your schedule. You will be able to access the School's guest speaker series digitally so you can benefit from the speakers' professional insights.

Technical requirements
To study this course, you’ll require broadband internet connection with a speed of 2mbps and working speakers. You’ll need Windows 7 / Mac OSX 10.8 or above and have access to Chrome v63 or higher (recommended), Edge v42+, Firefox v57+ or Safari v6+. Java and Adobe Acrobat Reader will need to be enabled and you’ll need a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768.

Complete technical requirements are detailed in the full distance learning guide.

Why study international business law at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. Law Trove - an online service giving you free access to over 200 legal textbooks, meaning you spend less, if anything, on textbooks
  2. Law in Practice lectures - previous speakers including human rights campaigner Baroness Shami Chakrabarti, and Leader of the Labour Party, Sir Keir Starmer 
  3. Learn from experts – this course is delivered by qualified lawyers with significant professional expertise and experience