This highly-regarded course offers choice and flexibility. The teaching strategy is innovative and allows you to pursue areas that are of particular interest to you. The course has an international orientation and has been attracting students from all over the world since it was established.

Students must take five compulsory modules: Legal Research Skills, Law of the International Sale of Goods, Law, and Policy of the World Trade Organisation, International Commercial Ligitation and Arbitration and the Dissertation. Students will also choose two other modules from a range of subjects (subject to demand) including Foundations and Principles of International Law, English Commercial Law, International Organisations and International Dispute Resolution, International Maritime Law and Comparative Corporate Governance.

Taught modules are devised to ensure active learning both of the subject matter and of the skills essential to masters level study. You undertake various forms of shorter exercises throughout the taught programme, for example, you may give an oral presentation, read and comment on an academic article or prepare detailed answers to questions set in advance. You will receive additional training in choosing a research topic, advanced research methods and academic writing before beginning work on your dissertation.

Your knowledge and understanding will be assessed through coursework, exams, class participation, oral presentations and a dissertation.

Why Study LLM International Business Law at Middlesex University?

  • Open to suitably qualified non-law graduates, provided they take the short non-assessed
  • 'Introduction to Law' module during the induction period.
  • The teaching strategy is innovative and is designed to be adaptable according to each student's needs.
  • The flexible course enables students to pursue questions that are of particular interest to them.
  • Provides a career path for those progressing from an undergraduate degree in law or
  • business or those returning to study who want careers in business law.
  • The Law Department has a longstanding reputation for providing expert legal teaching
  • to those interested in a business career.



  • Legal Research Skills
  • Law of the International Sale of Goods
  • Law and Policy of the World Trade Organisation
  • International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration
  • Dissertation


  • Foundations and Principles of International Law
  • International Organisations and the International Dispute Resolution
  • International Maritime Law
  • English Commercial Law
  • Comparative Corporate Governance


Those at the start of their careers will find that an LLM makes it easier to obtain work in their chosen field while established employees will be better placed to apply for more senior positions. This course is designed for those that are keen to make an impact with a legal qualification and gives students a wide range of skills that would be well suited for work in the legal departments of public and private sector organisations and multinational companies.

Cost & Fees

  • International student fees - MUR 250,000
  • Mauritian student fees - MUR 250,000
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Last updated December 19, 2018
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Oct 2019
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