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Business law is a joint sub-field of legal studies that engages both a solid knowledge of the legal system and an extensive understanding of the business environment. The study offers competence in managing legal issues in the business sector such as contracts, fiduciary obligations, business litigations, transactions, partnerships, intellectual property and other market interactions. Besides legal liabilities, business lawyers also deal with the ethical aspects of commercial activities.

From courses that familiarise students with different law procedures and how laws are made, to corporate governance, e-commerce, business economics and strategic management business law allows for a wide range of study choices. Business law courses usually include both theoretical and applied learning, featuring real case studies. The study of business law also aims at developing advanced writing and communication, negotiation, research and presentation skills.

Business law students can choose between different specialisations such as international business law, European business law, or international commercial and business law. Flexible Masters in Business Law offer students the option of also choosing a second specialisation in subjects including commerce, international relations, accounting, risk management, finance, and more.

Graduates in business law or similar degrees may benefit from a diverse range of career paths leading to positions in consulting, real estate, human resources management, marketing, government regulations or non-profit affairs.

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