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LLMIslamic Commercial Law

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The market for Islamic finance products and Islamic commercial law in
the West is a growing area of interest and the City of London is now a
major player in the Islamic finance market. Students who complete this
course will have career opportunities in banks, international
organisations such as the World Bank, law practices and international
or Islamic commercial or finance institutions. Graduates will also be
open to developing careers as consultants, solicitors or barristers in
England and Wales, as well as legal executives and government legal

During this course you will:

  • Gain a solid training in Islamic law and the philosophy of
    commerce in Islam
  • Study in a dynamic research environment that complements studies
    in the development of Sharia compliant products
  • Benefit from the opportunity to study international commercial law
    alongside Islamic law
  • Be taught by world-renowned experts in Islamic studies and Islamic
    commercial law
  • Receive support in the use of 21st century computer and research
  • Complete an independent dissertation relevant to this dynamic

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Introduction to Islamic Law and Islamic Legal Thought
  • Islamic Commercial Law
  • Islamic Finance
  • International Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • International Contracts
  • Corporate Governance and Company Law
  • International Aviation Law
  • Dissertation


Career opportunities


Many students undertaking the LL.M .intend to take up a legal career
upon successful completion of the course. The Universitys Careers
Service addresses students on the subject of career planning and
informs them of the facilities available through the Careers Service.
There is also a Law Careers Day in the second term which Masters
students are encouraged to attend.



  • Career within common law firms
  • International or Islamic Commercial or Finance Institutions and
  • Finance / Banking
  • Expert in International Banks
  • Career within international organizations
  • Academia
  • Consultancy
  • Solicitor in England and Wales
  • Barrister at Law in England and Wales
  • Legal Executive
  • Government Legal Adviser

Further study:

  • M.Phil or PhD
  • Legal Practice course / Bar Vocational Course

Work based learning and career development available as options.

Apply now!
Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Feb 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.