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Commercial Law

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Course IDCourse NameFaculty
LA02Commercial LawLaw

Commercial Law

The Commerical Law LLM degree of the American University of London allows students to develop their interests in many of the major areas of law. It also provides opportunities to study important specialized areas beyond the scope of the undergraduate degree.

Although the prescribed period of study after registration is one year, the demands of external study are rigorous and most students take up to two years to prepare for the examination. The University does not impose a minimum or a maximum statutory duration period. Degree is awarded on the successful completion of your program.

A good candidate for the Commerical Law LLM degree would be someone who needs the qualification for business, government, industry or academic advancement purposes. Commerical Law LLM programs are open to applicants with a bachelor’s degree or the recognized equivalent. All Master’s candidates complete coursework to develop skills in effective research methodology, problem solving and comprehension of advanced principles. Demonstration of professional writing ability appropriate to the discipline is also required.

The Master’s Degree is earned by candidates who, through directed coursework study, demonstrate a mastery of the discipline and advanced capabilities in marshalling information and communicating significant information on some aspect of the discipline.

The Doctorate in Law degree (LLD/PhD) is earned by candidates who complete advanced level coursework and demonstrate theoretical competence leading to a dissertation, which the faculty recognizes as a contribution to the literature of the discipline. The dissertation is an independently developed study intended to make the candidate’s specialized knowledge available to his or her profession. It consists of three major components: the analytical exposition, the critical context, and the integrative conclusion. For AUOL, the disclosure of both the context of the study and the fulfilment of the student’s purpose are the direct responsibility of the degree candidate. The school’s Graduate Dissertation Committee will supervise the progress of the dissertation.

Course Routes Offered

Qualification Route
LLM BY DIRECTED COURSEWORK STUDY
LLD/PhD BY RESEARCH & DISSERTATION

Course Modules

Module Code Module Title
LA02-001 THE LAW OF AGENCY
LA02-002 THE LAW OF TREATIES
LA02-003 CONTRACTS FOR TRANSFER OF GOODS
LA02-004 SALE OF GOODS
LA02-005 INTERNATIONAL SALES
LA02-006 FINANCING INTERNATIONAL SALES
LA02-007 SECURED FINANCING
LA02-008 THE EMERGENCE OF NEW INTERNATIONAL
LA02-009 HUMAN RIGHTS
LA02-010 THE INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA
LA02-011 ARBITRATION

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