University of Aberdeen: International Trade Law LLM

InstitutionUniversity of Aberdeen View institution profile
Department School of Law
Telephone 01224 272090
Study type Taught


Economic globalisation and recent world events, including Brexit, have thrown a spotlight on the issues, challenges and complexities of international trade. We offer a specialist LLM programme in this area with career opportunities for skilled and ambitious lawyers with broad and transferable skills to continue to grow. International trade law is an exciting and highly competitive field of law. At Aberdeen we’ve combined the teaching and research strength of our long-established law school and the calibre of our first-class teaching team with our growing international profile and activity to create options for this new LLM.

- The School of Law is ranked 5th in the UK for Law (The Complete University Guide 2019, The Times Good University Guide 2019), and based on the Times ranking is the highest ranked Scottish Law School.

- In an LLM exit survey we carried out in 2016, 98% of students felt that their LLM had added value to their career prospects and 97% would recommend their course to others.

- Over 500 years of rich academic heritage with 21st century innovation and dynamism to create and deliver world class programmes

- Highly-respected legal research centres including the Centres for Energy Law, Civil Law and Private International Law.

- The breadth of curriculum and depth of expertise, with specialist Masters programmes across Commercial Law, International Law, Oil and Gas Law, Human

- Rights and Criminal Justice, Intellectual Property Law and Energy and Environmental Law

- The calibre, experience, and enthusiasm of the strong academic team, challenging you with complex, realistic scenarios as you get to grips with this fascinating and fast-growing area.

- Taught by our teaching team that includes legal practitioners with extensive real-world experience.

- The online resources of the award-winning Sir Duncan Rice Library and Law Library, with a first-class collection of reference works in law and related subjects.

This programme is delivered on campus and online.

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