The LLM International Commercial and Business Law postgraduate program, based on common law, focuses on international economic law and the modern financial legal framework. It trains the student to understand the dynamics of international commercial law, the legal regulation of transactions, problems related to competing national jurisdictions, the parameters of corporate governance, competition law and international economic law.
The program is aimed at a) law graduates, who want to specialize in a competitive industry and handle international trade matters inside and outside the court b) professionals with similar backgrounds, who are active in international business and commerce, and want to obtain further academic and practical tools.
The aim of the program is to produce professionals with developed legal skills, so that they have attractive job prospects in international organizations and multinational companies. The LLM International Commercial and Business Law places particular emphasis on the ability of students to undertake legal research and analysis. The main course is the elaboration of a dissertation, which includes research and analysis on an important legal issue of international trade.
The program consists of 6 sections, plus the Research and Dissertation section which is the most important. Each module participates in the final score with 20 credits with the exception of the Research and Dissertation module which participates with 60 credits.
The modules offered are: International Commercial Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, International Corporate Governance, International Competition Law, International Finance Law, International Business Negotiation and “Research Methods and Thesis”.
The LLM International Commercial and Business Law also includes a preparatory section entitled General Principles of English Law. The purpose of this module is to provide an adequate background on the general principles of English law so that students from other countries can adapt quickly to the course.
October for the Fall Semester or
February for the Spring Semester
Full Time – 1 year or
Part Time – 2 years
Friday evenings and Saturday mornings (2-3 times per month)
Greek or English
It places great emphasis on the prospect of employability and development of graduates as it develops both legal and professional research skills in the global business and legal environment.
The lectures are enriched with lectures by experts from the legal and business world. These presentations take the form of interactive workshops so that students can handle real case studies and make use of the international experience.
Graduates, having an overall picture of international commercial law, can work as consultants to large companies, helping not only to solve but also to prevent legal problems, which is especially important in international collaborations.
Develops students’ legal, ethical and critical analysis skills by comparing UK, EU legislation. and the United States, in the light of the cultural diversity and legal system of these states.
The postgraduate degree is awarded by the leading University of West London, first among the “modern universities” of London and awarded for its outstanding performance.
Studying at BCA, you live in Greece but you are exposed to the learning experience designed and provided by a high-level British or Swiss University and you are awarded the same, Bachelor & Master degrees, awarded to UK and Swiss students., which are recognized in the Greek and international labor market. In addition, you will benefit from the digital technology with the specialized online educational platforms developed by BCA and incorporated into the Blended Learning philosophy.
The successful course of BCA is certified by the multiple awards it has received during the years of its educational operation. One of the most important prizes was its announcement of being the “COLLEGE OF THE YEAR”, awarded by the Education Leaders Awards Special Committee. More information on the BCA College Awards can be found here.
The programmes of study provided by BCA College are further enriched with industrial visits, seminars and lectures organised during the year in parallel with the curriculum. These co-curricular activities bridge the academic theory taught in classrooms with current professional practice, transfer students’ know-how and expertise in real time, and connect them with renowned executives, entrepreneurs, and people with key positions in their field.
Applicants can be admitted to the course as long as they possess:
Applicants are also required to submit one of the following certifications:
Intensive English classes are provided to those students who do not meet the English requirements.