Online LLM International Business Law is a
master’s program for international
taught in English.
The University of Law is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education and training in the UK, with campuses in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Berlin and Hong Kong, as well as GDL and LPC courses being taught in the University of Exeter, the University of Reading and the University of Liverpool. Previously The College of Law, it was granted university status in November 2012. In 2017, The University of Law was awarded a gold ranking in the Government-led Teaching Excellence Framework, making The University of Law one of the highest quality providers of higher education in the UK.
Online LLM International Business Law at
The University of Law, Hong Kong (ULAW)
In recognising Hong Kong’s position as an international legal hub, we are offering quality postgraduate law opportunities to the city’s aspiring legal professionals, with a wide portfolio of professional law degrees, specialist legal training and on-going professional development courses for barristers and solicitors.
Why choose their LLM International Business Law Online?
Their suite of Master’s in Law (LLM) courses are postgraduate degrees aimed at law and non-law graduates who want to explore the practical application of a particular, specialist area of law.
Although Master’s degrees are not required to get a training contract or pupillage, they are increasingly important if you want to enhance your academic legal knowledge or want to develop an in-depth knowledge of a particular area in the law.
When you study an LLM with them you will:
Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics
Focus on legal practice, not just theory
Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies
Learn about Legal Technology by selecting to study modules in legal technology
You’ll have the chance to select elective modules that interest you, as well as complete a dissertation that allows you to explore an area linked to one of your elective module subject areas through independent research. You’ll learn practical legal skills in analysis and critical evaluation, alongside a range of transferable skills such as research and presentation skills.
Their flexibly structured course is delivered by qualified lawyers and research and teaching focused academics, bringing their expertise and experience into the classroom to provide you with the real-world insight that can help prepare you for the practical application of the law.
In addition to a general induction to the program, there is a two-week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System. This is compulsory for non-law students, but also open to law students wanting a refresher in the fundamentals of the law of England and Wales. This would be useful for any student who has taken a considerable break from legal education.
Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team
Full-Time: 12 Months
Part-Time: 24 Months
For students who enroll on one of our online programmes with the Hong Kong Terms and Conditions, you must attend our Hong Kong campus for your assessments.
Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications.
Overseas graduates, in addition to the above, we also require an English language qualification at a level equivalent to IELTS 6.5 or above, with a minimum of 6.0 in each component.
Why choose The University of Law?
One of the UK’s longest-established specialist providers of legal education, since 1876 - they’ve trained more practicing lawyers in the UK than anyone else.
All their tutors are qualified lawyers and many still practicing. You’ll benefit from their insight into today's legal world delivered either face-to-face on campus or online.
They have locations across the UK and Hong Kong.
They have the UK’s largest legal alumni group with over 71,000 members, giving our students excellent networking opportunities; many of whom are qualified lawyers in Hong Kong and Malaysia.
They work with 90 of the top 100 UK law firms, many of whom send their trainees and lawyers exclusively to them. They also have close links with a wide range of barristers’ chambers.
92% of their full-time UK LLB students graduating in 2017 secured employment or further study within six months of successfully completing their course.
Study in the vibrant city of Hong Kong, where The University of Law launched their first international campus in 2019, an outstanding opportunity to bring our quality legal and business training to this exciting region. They welcome students not just from Hong Kong but from across the world.
About Hong Kong:
Hong Kong is a world hub for commerce and finance with over 900 law firms, making it an ideal location to study and launch a career in law. In an increasingly global economy, they take pride in maintaining an international outlook. They have built strong links with law schools and professional bodies throughout the world. They will be working closely with these local law firms and businesses to ensure that their courses are designed with students’ employability in mind. Their tutors bring invaluable real-life experience into the classroom, helping their students stand out in the job market. They have nurtured many relationships in the region providing their students with links to mentors, alumni, work experience, internships, pro bono work, and opportunities to further their legal or business studies. It is this excellence in teaching and support that they are excited to bring to Hong Kong.
Their classes take place in the teaching facilities of the Hong Kong Management Association. An organization that focuses on advancing management excellence through its strong business links in the surrounding community.
Their Employability Service brings together the Careers and Pro Bono teams to provide you with information, advice, practical experience and links to the profession to help you to succeed in your career.
Their Hong Kong Alumni Network
Their Hong Kong Alumni Network, consisting of practicing lawyers from Hong Kong, England and Wales. Students will benefit from networking opportunities with professionals from the legal industry.
Courses available at their Hong Kong campus
Students are able to choose from a portfolio of undergraduate, postgraduate courses as well as examination preparatory courses, aimed at law, non-law, and business students or graduates. Upon completion of our courses, students are eligible to progress onto further studies to become lawyers in Hong Kong, England and Wales, or to enhance their career in a variety of industries, not only legal or business.
Rated a 5-star Institution by QS
In June 2021 they were awarded 5 stars in the World University Rankings, by global higher education analysts, QS (Quacquarelli Symonds). QS states a typical five-star institution is “generally world-class in a broad range of areas, enjoys an excellent reputation and has cutting-edge facilities and internationally renowned research and teaching faculty.” As well as achieving an overall 5 Star rating as an institution and for the Law subject, we have achieved 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness and 4 stars for Specialist Criteria for our LLB and Internationalisation.