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Online Degree LLM in International Business Law


Gain a global perspective for the next stage of your legal career

Equip yourself with the advanced legal skills and knowledge required to excel in today’s global business environment with the University of Liverpool’s online LLM in International Business Law.

Whether you are looking to develop your existing practice or change your career path, this exciting course gives you the flexibility to study at the highest level, while continuing in your current role.

You will study a range of subjects, covering both legal and commercial perspectives, from internet law to corporate governance, to the law of the European single market and the World Trade Organisation.

Collaborating and networking with international peers, you will debate global legal trends and share best practice from around the world, thanks to the programme’s dynamic, interactive approach.

By the time you graduate, you should be in a prime position to take your legal career to the next level.


A reputation for excellence

The University of Liverpool is a world-class institution that is consistently ranked in the top 200 of universities worldwide1. It is a member of the UK’s prestigious Russell Group of 24 research-led universities, which includes the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.

Liverpool Law School has been established for over 100 years and is one of the oldest law departments in the United Kingdom. During this time, it has produced graduates of the highest calibre, including Law Lords, senior judges and other legal professionals, as well as statesmen and professionals in non-legal fields.

90% of online students are satisfied or very satisfied with the online LLM in International Business Law programme from the University of Liverpool.2

  • Gain a recognised law degree from an internationally respected university ‐ with a law school that has been producing high-calibre graduates for over 100 years
  • Acquire specialised legal skills that have a direct application to today’s global business environment
  • Develop a global perspective as you collaborate and debate international legal trends with peers from around the world
  • Benefit from the insights of experienced legal professionals, all experts in their respective fields
  • Study 100% online without interrupting your career
  • Take advantage of our personalised support programme, helping to keep you inspired, motivated and on track

Our LLM in International Business Law is designed to advance your career, whether in direct legal practice or a wider international commercial environment. Our graduates go on to develop successful careers within international law firms, multinational companies or governmental organisations, including roles such as:

  • Chief Legal Officer
  • Managing Director
  • Department Manager
  • Business Unit Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Consultant
  • Partner
  • Principal

Christian W. Wiethuechter

“It was very motivating and it gave me the possibility to tailor what I was learning towards the day-to-day challenges I faced as a company president.”

May Sheqem

“Quite simply, the University of Liverpool offers a great LLM programme. It is demanding, challenging and full of content.”

Thorsten Schauer

“There is a huge amount of knowledge that can be taken from the course, and also the learning is done in a manner that is very convenient ‐ even for working executives!”

Want to know more?
Download your University of Liverpool online LLM in International Business Law programme brochure

Global Career Advisor Network

Gain access to a Global Career Advisor Network that puts you in touch with global professionals and industry insiders. Advisors can provide you with invaluable insights to help you to move ahead professionally, redirect your career or start a new business venture.

Learn more about the Global Career Advisor Network.

Tailored assistance throughout your studies

Benefit from a range of academic support from online instructors and Writing Centre tutors who can help you improve your academic writing skills. For the final research phase of your programme, you’ll work with a personal Dissertation Advisor who’ll provide guidance and support throughout the writing process.

Learn more about the support available

Universities in the era of Brexit and Trump

University of Liverpool Podcast
University of Liverpool Chancellor, Colm Tóibín explores the role of education and universities in the current political climate. The Irish short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist, critic and poet is author to nine novels - three of which have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. He joined the podcast to discuss how he perceives the role of universities in society – and what they should hope to achieve in the coming years.

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Can the DUP push the Conservatives to the left?

University of Liverpool Podcast
When Prime Minister Theresa May announced her intention to negotiate a partnership with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), critics and observers warned that Conservatives risked being dragged to the far right of the political spectrum. However, two University of Liverpool experts in Northern Ireland politics argue that the modern DUP is a pragmatic and politically sophisticated party that may actually pull them to the left on economic issues.

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1 The University of Liverpool is consistently ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide in several of the main university league tables: Times Higher Education’s World Rankings 2017-2018 – 177th; QS World University Rankings® 2017-18 – 173rd; Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017 – in the top 150.

2 Results gathered by the University of Liverpool Online in 2017 from 32 active online LLM in International Business students (14% of those contacted) who responded to our survey.