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Equip yourself with the professional skills and practical experience that businesses are looking for today - whether you are in the market for a new career or simply want to progress in your existing position.

Includes the study of IP agreements with issues of licensing, compliance with EU competition law and commercial confidentiality

One of the many benefits of studying with DMU is the flexibility it gives you.  Find out more about the many advantages it provides.

When you undertake a course by distance learning, you decide when and where you study - the flexible and convenient learning solution to meet your needs

Benefit from the experienced tutor faculty who are on hand to guide you through every aspect of the programme including new tutor Jo McCarthy from Nelsons

Business Law / International Business Law course - postgraduate distance learning from De Montfort University

Reap the benefits of home study and flexible options by studying for the Business Law or International Business Law Master of Laws (LLM) course

This well established distance learning programme in Business Law has been designed for business executives and professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds and organisations.  We are also delighted to now be offering the option to study for the International Business Law LLM.

This unique programme in Business Law or International Business Law will enable you to:

  • Analyse, interpret and apply the laws regulating your business
  • Gain a competitive advantage in difficult market conditions - increase your skills at this crucial time
  • Achieve a recognised UK university qualification while combining full-time employment with study
  • Learn from key industry practitioners and academics and benefit directly from their insight and invaluable commentary
  • Apply your learning and new skills to your work immediately and help further your career
  • Fulfil up to 100% of your annual SRA CPD and can fulfil up to 100% of your Bar Standards Board CPD requirements
  • Tailor the programme to your needs by studying your own unique combination of modules from this and other De Montfort LLM programmes. For the list of available modules please see the Business Law course brochure
  • Study at a faster pace – follow the ‘accelerated route’ and complete the LLM in 15 months

 See more information for the Business Law distance learning course

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Why study by distance learning?

Increasingly we all face more pressures in our business lives and finding the time to attend courses can be very difficult.  Distance learning is the solution to your training needs; it allows you the full benefits of studying for a recognised UK university qualification whilst still in full-time employment using this freedom and flexibility to your advantage.

You can set the pace at which you learn and decide when, where and how long you want to study for.  One of the most beneficial factors of distance learning study is that you can apply your learning, knowledge, skills and expertise to your work straight away and help to further your career.

What will I study on the programme?

Core Module

Business Law in the UK and the EU
- Aspects of European Union Law
- Business Law Concepts
- Business Regulatory Regime

Optional Modules

Aspects of Discrimination in Business
Civil Liberties in the Workplace
Business Taxation
Collective Labour Law
European e-Commerce Law
Corporate Insolvency Law
Personal Insolvency Law
Sale and Supply of Goods
Negotiated Study
Company Law
Consumer Law
EU Competition Law
Individual Labour Law
Intellectual Property Law
Law of Health & Safety
Law of International Trade
Private International Law

And you can tailor the course to fit your specific job role and industry by selecting modules from other LLM programmes as well! Find out more on the prospectus for Business Law/International Business Law by distance learning 2014

Legal Practice Course (LPC) – Direct Entry

Students who have successfully taken the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and have pursued at least two electives falling within the general business law area may be admitted directly onto the second year of study. They will qualify for the award of LLM in Business Law by studying the equivalent of one 30 credit module and by writing a 15,000 word dissertation. Such students can enrol between September and December 2014 (or earlier) and will commence their study at the same time as those students who have just completed their first year of the course and are progressing on to their second year in January 2015.

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Leicester De Montfort Law School is housed in the £35 million state of the art Hugh Aston Building

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What did previous students think of the programme?

"The LLM course has made a real difference to my career pathways and has allowed me to develop my career in areas that I may not have previously considered"
G. Hayburn