LLM in International Economic Law
Duration: One calendar year (full-time) Two, three of fours years (part-time, daytime only)We recommend that part-time students have between two-and-a-half and three days a week free to pursue their course of study.
Minimum Entry Requirements: Upper second class honours degree (or equivalent) in Law
Start of programme: September only.
Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time
The SOAS LLM degree is a postgraduate qualification for those who hold an undergraduate degree in law.
A specialist LLM in International Economic Law will be of interest to those who wish to focus on legal aspects of international economic activity.
Students following the SOAS International Economic Law LLM are immersed in one of the youngest and most dynamic fields of international legal theory and practice.
The questions they confront are difficult, urgent and compelling:
- When we regulate international trade, do we sometimes do more harm than good?
- What impact do bureaucracy and corruption have on foreign investment levels?
- What might international institutions do to prevent a future global economic crisis?
- What changes are China and India bringing to international economic law?
- What is the impact of economic liberalization on labour law and social welfare ?
Students who wish to graduate with a specialised LLM are required to take at least three (3.0) units within their chosen specialisation. The following courses are associated with the International Economic Law specialisation:
- Commercial Law - 15PLAC166 (1 Unit)
- Company Law - 15PLAC167 (1 Unit)
- Comparative Commercial Law - 15PLAC175 (1 Unit)
- Economic Approaches to Law - 15PLAH030 (0.5 Unit)
- Foundations of Comparative Law - 15PLAH031 (0.5 Unit)
- Intellectual Property Rights and Development - 15PLAC113 (1 Unit)
- International and Comparative Copyright Law: Copyright in the global village - 15PLAC115 (1 Unit)
- International and Comparative Corporate Law - 15PLAC116 (1 Unit)
- International Commercial Arbitration - 15PLAC153 (1 Unit)
- International Economic Law - 15PLAH033 (0.5 Unit)
- International Labour Law and Equality Rights - 15PLAC169 (1 Unit)
- International Trade Law - 15PLAC120 (1 Unit)
- Law and International Inequality: Critical legal analysis of political economy from colonialism to globalisation - 15PLAC131 (1 Unit)
- Law of International Finance - 15PLAC135 (1 Unit)
- Law of Islamic Finance - 15PLAC159 (1 Unit)
- Multinational Enterprises and the Law - 15PLAC140 (1 Unit)
- World Trade Organisation Law - 15PLAH038 (0.5 Unit)
- Law and Natural Resources - 15PLAC126 (1 Unit)
Please note: Not all courses listed may be available every year.
Degree programmes at SOAS - including this one - can include language courses in more than forty African and Asian languages. It is SOAS students’ command of an African or Asian language which sets SOAS apart from other universities.
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Application Deadline: 2015-03-20 17:00
Application Deadline: 2015-02-27 17:00
Application Deadline: 2015-05-01 17:00
A Student's Perspective
Joshua Tan, Monash University
I enjoyed the availability of a diverse range of units – something that you might not be able to get anywhere else. Also, the knowledge of the lecturers, particularly Diamond Ashiagbor, was incredible. In seminars, you would just get the feeling that she knew everything she was talking about and could answer any question.