Master of Laws in International Business Law

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy

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Awarded by Birmingham City University


Course introduction

Introduction


The Master of Laws in International Business Law (LLM) meets the current demand for specialist knowledge and skills in a rapidly expanding field. This programme provides you with the opportunity to explore the legal regulation of the world of international business, and acquire the knowledge and understanding of the different aspects of substantive and procedural law.
Modules

  • International Corporate Law
  • Transnational Commercial Law
  • Corporate Criminality and Tax Evasion
  • Advanced Legal Research Methods
  • International Intellectual Property Law
  • Conflict Resolution in Business
  • Dissertation
Duration
You may complete the programme within 12 months.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure



 



Entry Requirements


Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • Other qualifications will be assessed on a case-by-case basis
In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.
English Requirement:
  • Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language requirement
    https://www.bcu.ac.uk/international/your-application/english-language-and-english-tests/accepted-qualifications
Working experience:
• NA
 



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Delivery Method
This programme consists of 7 modules and may be completed in a minimum of 12 months.
Each module is supported with 24 contact hours. Dissertation is 3 hrs. Classes are generally conducted on weekdays evenings.
The actual cycle may vary depending on the nature of the programme and the lecturers’ availability. The University and Kaplan reserve the rights to alter the learning cycle, days and timing of the seminar if necessary.

Assessment Methods
Each unit is assessed by any combination of written assignments, projects, presentations or examinations. Assessment methods may vary according to individual unit requirements.

Commencement Date
There are 2 intakes per year:
– January
– July
Please contact our programme consultant to obtain a copy of the class schedule.
Minimum class size: 20 students
Class may commence with fewer students than indicated above, subject to resource availability. In the event of cancellation, you will be notified at least 1 week before the programme commencement date, stated in your student contract with Kaplan, and our consultants will contact you to advise on a backup plan.
Maximum allowed candidature period: 6 years
If a student fails to complete the programme within the candidature period, they will not be entitled to any recourse or refund.

 



Fees & Funding


Tuition Fees
The total tuition fee covers university registration, lectures/tutorials/workshops and main assessments such as assignments/tests/examinations/projects (where applicable), programme materials in digital format, Degree (if earned) and transcript.
For Singaporean/PR

  Fee inclusive of 8% GST(applicable on or after 1 January 2023)
Programme Fee S$25,232.04
payable in 4 instalments
Receive a S$400 referral fee when you recommend a friend to enrol in our Degree programme.

Non-Tuition Fees
For Singaporean/PR
  Fee inclusive of 8% GST(applicable on or after 1 January 2023)
Non-Refundable Application Fee S$205.20
Student Development Fee S$280.80
Payment for this fee will be included in the first instalment.
The Student Development Fee covers the provision of a comprehensive range of initiatives aimed at enhancing the career and industry-readiness of Kaplan students, such as programmes aimed at improving interpersonal skills, technical and digital skills, as well as career advisory and job matching services. More details can be found here.
All fees indicated are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the prevailing rate. The prevailing GST rate from 1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023 is 8%. From 1 January 2024, the GST rate will increase to 9%. For more information on the GST revision, please refer to the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) website. Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.
Fees remain subject to change. Applicant will be charged the prevailing fees and GST at the time of application. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.

Education Loan
Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs.
  • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
  • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years.

 

 

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