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International Business Law

University of Essex Online

16 months
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An in-depth understanding of international business law is indispensable for any aspiring commercial lawyer or legally minded business manager. This 100% online and part-time PG Dip International Business Law from University of Essex Online will help you to develop specialist legal knowledge of this complex area of law.

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Overview

On this online PG Dip International Business Law  from University of Essex Online , you will explore a range of key business law topics, from transitional contract law to competition law and the law of the World Trade Organization. On completion of this course, you will have the opportunity to progress to study the full LLM International Business Law.

PG Dip International Business Law teaching methods

We’re a 100% online education provider, so we use a state-of-the art virtual learning environment (VLE) to deliver our teaching, resources and assessments. Our system tracks and manages the learning process in real-time and provides you with immediate access to your learning materials. The VLE is accessible 24/7 and allows both students and tutors to actively take part in real-time conversations and live Q&As.

PG Dip International Business Law assessment methods

All assessments are delivered through our virtual learning environment (VLE). There is no requirement to go to external test centres; instead you will submit written assignments through the VLE. For the few courses where exams are required, we use a virtual system which allows you to take academically rigorous exams from the comfort of your own home.

We believe you get the most out of your time spent studying when you are kept informed of your performance, and we achieve this by:

  • assessing you throughout modules rather than waiting for end of year exams
  • showing your marks in your grade book which can be viewed whenever you log onto the VLE
  • rapid turnaround on work assessed to ensure your grade book is always up to date
  • ensuring you have regular contact with your Student Support team

We also have a policy of ensuring that the work submitted by students is authentic – we use a well-established electronic monitoring system to check for plagiarism.

PG Dip International Business Law career prospects

The specialist legal knowledge you will develop will be useful for roles connected to global commerce, such as a lawyer within an international law firm, a multinational company doing business across borders, a governmental organisation regulating trade, or a research position looking into the future of business. The skills you gain will also enhance your CV and unlock senior roles.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to progress onto our LLM International Business Law. 

Qualified barristers and solicitors also can use this course to meet their annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.

Programme Structure

You can study the following modules on the PG Dip International Business Law:

  • International Business Law
  • Law of the World Trade Organization
  • International Competition Law
  • Legal Research Skills and Methods
  • Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration Dispute Resolution

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 16 months
    • 15 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

University of Essex Online have regular intakes throughout the year – apply now and you could start your course soon! 

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Proactive tutoring and support
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

At University of Essex Online, we believe that everyone should be able to access education. That is why we offer two different entry routes onto our PG Dip International Business Law, which consider academic or work-based experience. 

Work experience

Work experience entry route (if not eligible see academic entry route)

You must meet the following criteria:

  • at least five years’ relevant work experience 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7482 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.
  • National

    5611 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7482 GBP for the full programme during 16 months.

This fee excludes any applicable sales tax payable by you in your country of residence. Where applicable, the University is required to add the sales tax.

Funding

Our PG Dip International Business Law tuition fee includes all teaching materials and required reading, and there aren’t any hidden charges for assessments or resits. 

  • Monthly payment plan available for those who are self-funding.
  • Full payment discount if you pay the full course fee upfront.
  • A range of scholarships are available subject to applicants meeting certain criteria.**
  • Postgraduate student loans are available in England for the full Masters degrees only.

Please note that you can only apply for a maximum of two discounts or scholarships.

** To find out whether you’re eligible for our scholarships contact University of Essex Online’s Admissions team.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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