Holborn College was founded in 1969 and is located at Charlton in zone 3 of South East London. It is recognised by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education and considered as amongst the UKs leading independent Law Schools. It has on offer a wide range of undergraduate, post-graduate and professional courses alongside vocationally orientated pre- University courses. Holborn College has also received Queen’s Award for Export Achievement in recognition of its achievements in the field of international education. The main College is situated in Charlton South East London, with the School also welcomes applications from disabled students. Holborn College has an excellent two-lev el library, supporting all areas of learning, and specialising in the latest law and business texts. There are many students from Asia preferring Law at Holborn. The collection includes over 10,000 volumes and numerous law and business online databases.


The awarding body for LLM Law of International Trade (F/T) is University of Whales. The LLM is a three- semester course. Students take four taught modules in each of the first two semesters. The third semester is devoted to a dissertation. The course is intended to introduce students to economic and legal issues such as International Carriage of Goods by Sea or International Commercial Arbitration. Lately, the college is also stated to have associated itself with Liverpool John Moores University and is also offering LLM in Business and Commercial Law.


The course is undertaken in three semesters and comprises the following subjects:

Semester 1

International Sale of Goods and Agency Contracts, The Finance of International Trade International Economic Law, International Commercial Contracts

Semester 2

Conflict of Laws, Carriage of Goods, Marine Insurance, International Arbitration

Semester 3

Dissertation where Students choose the topic of research, subject to approval of their Supervisor and do independent research.


The course contents for LLM in business and commercial laws is also spread over three semesters and comprises under mentioned subjects

Semester 1

Business and Social Organizations and Legal Research and Writing Skills Where the students has to opt for any two subjects amongst: Competition Law, Introduction to Law and Policy of the EU, Employment Law, Human Rights, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Contracting, Commercial Leasing, Cyberspace Law, Investment Law, IT and the Law, Intellectual Property

Semester 2

Corporate Governance and Commercial and Consumer Relations wherein the student can opt amongst Competition Law, Introduction to Law and Policy of the EU, Employment Law, Human Rights, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Contracting, Commercial Leasing, Cyberspace Law, Investment Law, IT and the Law, Intellectual Property

Semester 3 is for Dissertation


The duration for LLM in Business and Commercial Law is 12-15 months and the tuition fee is about 6000 pounds.


Usually, a student with a lower second-class LLB (Hons) Law degree or equivalent is eligible. Those with professional qualifications may also be admitted on a case-by-case basis, subject to the approval of the Associate Dean of Law. Students must also have IELTS 6.0.


An application form can be obtained online (which will be sent to the student by post), or from local representative in the country or from the British Council. The completed application form with certified copies and references, where necessary, has to be sent to the Admissions Office at Holborn College. The college can also be contacted at the following E-mail address  admissions@holborncollege.ac.uk

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