PGCert Commercial Law

University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
Bristol, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Certificate
Study mode
1 year
Tuition fee (local)
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Entry Requirements

  • You should hold a law honours degree (minimum 2:2) from a recognised Higher Education institution or equivalent from a recognised overseas institution.
  • Candidates who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or the Common Professional Examination (CPE) will also be considered for admission onto the course.
  • Non law graduates will also be considered for admission if they have relevant experience or if they have a degree in a related area of study such as business, politics or international relations.

English Language Requirement:

  • IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in all components


Core modules

  • Research Methods - we develop your approach to legal research by introducing you to key skills and concepts.

Option modules (choose three)

  • International Competition and Law Policy - allows you to develop a thorough awareness and understanding of competition law and policy in an international context.
  • International Banking and Finance Law - covers the law relating to the international banking and financial sectors. You will consider the historical development of the sectors, the policy adopted by the UK and the USA towards financial regulation, and the impact of the credit crunch on financial institutions.
  • International Contracts - provides you with a sound knowledge of the main principles of international contracts and their application, enabling you to gain an overview of the different legal and economic elements involved in an international transaction.
  • International Environmental Law - covers international legal principles and concepts relating to environmental protection in the context of wider political, ecological and economic issues.
  • Globalisation and the Law - introduces you to what globalisation means in economic, political, cultural and social terms, and the legal consequences that derive there from. You will assess whether international law is equipped with instruments and institutions to regulate the consequences of globalisation.

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