LLM in International Commercial Law



LLM in International Commercial Law is an internationally recognized Master's degree awarded by the University of Westminster (London). It is targeted at working professionals who wish to blend learning and working. It covers those aspects of the law that commercial law practitioners could expect to encounter on a regular basis. This course is unique in Uzbekistan and Central Asia in terms of providing an opportunity to study commercial law in accordance with international standards.

Entry Requirements

  • Students are required, other than in exceptional circumstances, to have a higher education qualification which must be equivalent to a lower second class honors degree (Equivalent to UK degree at 55%.)
  • All applicants must have at least one year of full-time equivalent work experience.

There is an English language requirement for students whose first degree was not taught and assessed in English. Such students are required to have a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (including 6.0 in writing) or equivalent.

  • Within this framework, consideration is also given to applications for Accredited Prior Learning (APCL) or experiential learning (APEL).
  • Every applicant will be formally interviewed with respect to the above minimum entry requirements and also determine the suitability of the candidate to undertake the course and its requirements

The Interview Panel will consist of the LLM Course Leader and a member of the Course Team. A standard process will be followed and the notes will be kept as evidence of the interview. The Interview Panel will then decide whether to make a candidate an offer (conditional or unconditional) or to reject the application. All applicants will provide oral feedback on request. 
Please Note: even if you meet our minimum admission requirements, we cannot guarantee you a place on the course


Core modules

Foundation of International Commercial Law
The module aims to provide deep and systematic knowledge of concepts and principles in international commercial law, with specific emphasis on the law of obligations and sales; develop skills of analysis, application and evaluation of the concepts and contexts of international commercial law; develop a critical understanding of the legal rules affecting the international sale of goods contract; develop high level research skills in International Commercial Law and its related fields; promote awareness of the underpinning socio-economic and political contexts within which International Commercial Law operates

Optional modules

International Comercial Arbitration
The module aims to enable students to demonstrate the ability to identify, describe, and analyse the different forms of international commercial arbitration in the private international commercial domains, and compare the advantages and disadvantages of international commercial arbitration with other tribunals and alternative means of resolving commercial disputes; the ability to describe and evaluate the cultural, commercial, professional and other influences on the choice of and conduct of international commercial arbitration and international commercial arbitrators; the capacity to describe and explain the nature of, and the necessity for, arbitral institutions, and analyse the application and effectiveness of institutional arbitration rules, terms and procedures
International Taxation Law
Law International Sales
Legal Aspects of Electronic Commerce
Multinational Corporate Entities
Intellectual Property
Foreign Direct Investment Arbitration
International Economic Law
International Project Finance Law