Course Details

Law is an interesting and intellectually challenging discipline. Studying law on an undergraduate degree program provides the opportunity to develop a strong theoretical understanding of the subject and development of transferable practical skills.

The BA (Hons) Commercial Law course at WIUT offers students the chance of a rewarding educational experience in itself that would enable graduates to be employed in a range of careers. It is also a Qualifying Uzbek Law Degree (QULD) and therefore serves as a pathway to a future legal career. WIUT graduates are working as in-house lawyers in national and multinational corporations; as legal associates and qualified advocates at law firms; and in many other private and public entities, including Government agencies.

The course provides an opportunity to study a wide range of options covering diverse areas of law that are closely linked to staff research and professional interests. These options together with core modules form a coherent stream throughout the three years. The members of the academic staff delivering these modules have years of academic and practice experience in the areas of their interest and considered as leading experts in Uzbekistan and the region.

During the course, the students will develop a wide range of skills and develop their intellectual ability. Career development skills are explicitly recognized and promoted and the overall aim of the Commercial Law course is to promote a stimulating, enjoyable and supportive learning environment.

Law students are active in extracurricular activities and social life of the university. The course is designed to offer opportunities to engage in a range of extracurricular activities such as taking part in Law Society activities, attending ‘Law Talks’ given by guest speakers with relevant professional practice, participating in practical workshops and training, attending summer schools, participating in national and international moot competitions and legal conferences etc.

Course structure

This section shows the core and optional modules available as part of the course and their credit value. Full-time Undergraduate students study 120 credits per year. The Course structure can be subject to change each academic year following feedback from a variety of sources.

Credit Level 4
Module code Module title Status UK credit ECTS
4LLAW017C Legal Skills and Legal Systems Core 20 10
4LLAW018C Public Law Core 20 10
4LLAW020C Contract Law Core 20 10
4LLAW021C Tort Law Core 20 10
4LLAW019C Criminal Law Core 20 10
4LLAW024C Introduction to Business Law Option 20 10
4LLAW023C ADR Option 20 10
4LLAW022C Mooting and Advocacy Option 20 10
  Free Choice Elective 20 10

Award of Certificate of Higher Education available

Credit Level 5
Credit Level 6

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for the BA (Hons) Commercial Law have been set in order to select potential students who have proven academic ability to undertake a UK Undergraduate degree course.

The admissions policy aims to attract and recruit motivated applicants across the full range of possible access routes. Students may have a background in any academic discipline. The overriding principle upon which admission decisions are based is that applicants should be likely to benefit from and succeed on the course.

General Requirements

Applicants should satisfy at a minimum one of the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of an appropriate International Foundation course; or
  • Successful completion of the first year of an appropriate degree course in a recognized Uzbek or similar university; or
  • Two GCE A level passes (in any subject excluding mother tongue), plus three GCSE passes at grade C or above including English Language and Mathematics; or NC/ND or HNC/HND. (The range of academic disciplines studied is not hereby restricted, but certain vocational courses such as City and Guilds would not satisfy the admissions requirements.); or
  • An Advanced General National Vocational Qualification (GNVQ); or
  • Any other equivalent qualification normally accepted as entry requirements (e.g. International Baccalaureate, etc.).
English language requirement
Mathematics requirement
Age requirements

Course Leader

Kholida Sabirova is a Course Leader for Commercial Law. She is responsible for ensuring quality of course delivery, development of curriculum design, and enrichment of student experience.
Kholida completed both Bachelor's and Master's programs at Westminster International University in Tashkent. She is specializing in Corporate Governance, International Trade Law, Project Finance: Public-Private Partnership, and International Investment Law, working as a legal specialist in various commercial projects.