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Flourish The new distance learning degree portfolio from ICS in association with Anglia Ruskin University

Courses that mean business Today’s global business environment needs people with the qualifications and determination to succeed. Our new postgraduate degree course will give you the qualification to get ahead in business. You provide the determination and together we’ll prepare you for an exciting future. LLM International Business Law For legal professionals, would-be lawyers and barristers, or those with a strong legal element to their business or profession, the LLM International Business Law Masters degree is an excellent choice. The course balances theory and practice across topics ranging from EU law to corporate governance, leading to a sought after qualification in this dynamic field.

About ICS – your partner in learning ICS has more than 100 years’ experience of helping people to learn. Throughout that time, we have supported more than 13 million students in achieving their ambitions and fulfilling their aims. ICS is part of an international group with vast experience in online, distance and work-based learning, underpinned by a huge investment in teaching and technology. However, we have retained the same personal touch and attention to detail that makes our service first class. We aim to ensure that every one of our students has a memorable experience.

About Anglia Ruskin University – quality and innovation Anglia Ruskin University, based in Cambridge and Chelmsford in the east of England, is one of the largest in the country. It offers a growing range of courses that meet the needs of students in today’s changing economy. More than half of the University’s students are part time, with distance learning a key element of its strategy to provide education where and when people need it. Anglia Ruskin promotes innovation and aims to instill a sense of academic ambition so that students can reach their full potential. ICS and Anglia Ruskin are partners driven by a desire to provide high quality higher education, backed by excellent service.

To enrol call 0800 068 5723, +44 (0)141 302 5533 (international), or visit

What you need to know

LLM International Business Law

Entry requirements A relevant degree Duration This course is supported for 18 months Credits 180 at Masters Level Cost £7,400 You should have a good standard of English (IELTS 6.5 or equivalent) to take this course. If you don’t have the traditional entry requirements, you may still be able to study with us. Contact us to discuss your qualifications and experience.

This Masters degree by distance learning will give you the knowledge, skills and understanding you need to succeed in an international legal or business environment. The course will be of special interest if you are: • A graduate in law or a relevant subject • Training to be a lawyer or barrister • Already working as a lawyer or barrister • A non-lawyer whose work involves an international business dimension You’ll need about 18 months to complete the course, which demands intellectual rigour and hard work. But success can lead to great rewards, with high salaries available to those with advanced knowledge and understanding of international law and business. You will study the following core modules: International Law Research (15 credits) You’ll gain a critical understanding of research skills and alternative methods and methodologies, including surveys, questionnaires, statistical analysis, interviews and referencing, as well as bibliographical research methods in law.

EU Law in the Global Context (15 credits) This module will focus on the legal impact of the Single European Market (SEM) on non-European citizens and businesses. You’ll study constitutional law and governance and the regulatory framework of the EU’s institutions. Comparative Company Law (30 credits) This module provides an analytical framework for corporate law that transcends particular jurisdictions. You’ll study five key characteristics of business corporations: legal personality; limited liability; corporate governance/shareholder protection; company management and investor ownership. Major Research Project (60 credits) You will select an aspect of international law of particular interest to you and produce a 25,000 word dissertation on the subject to demonstrate your understanding and insight.

International Employment Law (30 credits) This module analyses and compares labour and employment law in the context of the national laws of selected countries important to the global economy. Corporate and Financial Regulation (30 credits) This module focuses on the regulation of criminal activity within the commercial and business environment. You’ll study themes such as directors’ liability, corporate manslaughter, money laundering, insider trading and cyber crime. Assessment for these modules will be by a mixture of coursework, presentation and group work.

You will also choose two of the following three optional modules: International Governance (30 credits) You’ll study internal factors such as the nature and effect of corporate governance on shareholders and assess external factors such as obligations to other ‘stakeholders’ and the growth of ‘corporate social responsibility’.

To enrol call 0800 068 5723, +44 (0)141 302 5533 (international), or visit

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Flourish The new distance learning degree portfolio from ICS in association with Anglia Ruskin University

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