1 Year Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law – University of London Internataional Programme

Commercial Law deals with the issues pertaining to business transactions. The main practice areas of Commercial Law includes corporate, banking / finance and dispute resolution.

Studying Commercial Law will give you an array of skills that are highly valued in business. The study involves legal frameworks used to make business decisions in the public and private sectors including focus on legal problems that you may encounter in your career.

The Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law will help you in developing your analytical and critical thinking skills, improving your written communication skills, and help you to think strategically about business opportunities and business strategies.

The Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law is a flexible programme that has been specially designed for learners who are eligible for admission to the LLB (Hons) but do not wish to register for the full degree programme and wants to acquire further legal knowledge and expertise in Commercial Law can simply enroll themselves for this graduate diploma course.

Choose this qualification if:

  • You have the ability, motivation and self-discipline to study at degree level but do not want to commit to a full LLB programme.
  • You would like to enhance key skills of communication, information literacy, analysis and argument.
  • You want the flexibility to pace your studies to fit in with your other commitments.
  • You want to develop specialist subject knowledge in the area of commercial law.

Who should attend?

  • Professionals who want a stand-alone qualification in law, with the prospects of using the same as a bridging qualification for entry into postgraduate study, for example, LLM.
  • Individuals wishing to have a specialized knowledge regarding commercial law.
  • Law students who wish to acquire a comprehensive understanding of commercial law practice with a view to working in this area.
  • Lawyers involved in dispute resolution / litigation who wish to develop and improve their knowledge and understanding of commercial law.
  • Other suitable professionals who are interested in the area of commercial law.
Duration Intake(s) Deadline(s)
1 Year (Normal)
5 Years (Maximum)
September 2018 /
May 2019
1st October 2018 /
1st April 2019


The Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law requires completion of four modules:

Two Compulsory Modules Two Optional Modules
Contract Law
Commercial Law
Intellectual Property
Company Law
International Commercial Law
Conflict of Laws and
Employment law

Entrance Requirements

To be eligible to register you must:

  • An acceptable Bachelor’s degree;
  • An acceptable Master’s degree (or any other appropriately accredited Level 7 award) provided this is at least 1 year full time in duration.
  • An acceptable Level 5 or Level 6 award (such as an HND or Graduate Certificate) provided this is at least 1 year full time in duration.

In addition the applicants must submit evidence of at least 2 years relevant work experience.

Fee Structure

The fees below relate to new students registering for the 2018-2019 session. These are subject to annual increases of up to 5% per annum.

Description Amount
Application fee (Non Refundable) £92
Registration fee £470
Module fee £146
Examination fee (Per 30 Credit Module) £178
Credit transfer (Per Module) £49
Full year transfer fee £195
Indicative Cost £1900

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