The aim of the Distance LL.M. in International and European Business Law is to provide a course of advanced study to those who aspire to know the legal aspects of International and European business, in order to be able to use them in their competitive professional life. The program’s curriculum is designed to explore the essential elements of International and EU business law and to prepare students for increasingly complex transactions and legal negotiations sectors such as bunking, transport and energy. The core curriculum emphasizes both the skills and knowledge required to effectively understand multijurisdictional transactions in the broader international and EU legal regime. This is emphasized by specific exercises and assessment methods as they are cited in the study guide of each course and generally the methods of formative methods.
The LL.M. in International and European Business Law curriculum is designed to equip current and future professionals with the skills, knowledge and tools they need to manage the difficulties of complex legal matters in Business law with transnational character. It is a degree which is designed to utilize participants’ work. This is confirmed by the formative assessment methods and the participation of each student at the assessment of the others through the peer review method, in a way that the experience of each one is highly utilized. The forum of students and the course discussion also contribute to this aspect.
The LL.M. in International and European Business Law provides up to date knowledge in a number of legal areas that make up the field of International & European Business Law, such as trade law, competition law and regulation, energy law, banking and securities law. In addition, the LL.M. Program equips lawyer or graduates with relevant background such politics and economics with analytical, accountability, and leadership skills to enhance their decision-making ability and to promote organisational well-being within the context of a continually changing and competitive International and European legal environment. This is emphasized by methods such as audio and video recordings while students are analyzing a given audio recording and submit a report.
This approach broadens and deepens student understanding of multijurisdictional cases and cross-border legal issues; it fosters skills of research, analysis, synthesis and creativity; and it encourages awareness of the role and importance of legal advice in international transactions.
1.5 academic year (3 academic semesters, 90 ECTS)
In accordance with the relevant announcements made by the Agency of Quality Assurance and Accreditation in Higher Education, students have the opportunity to complete their postgraduate studies in two academic semesters (12 months) as long as they start the conduction of their Master’s Dissertation during the first or second semester of their studies, including the summer period. In this case, the completion of the Master’s Dissertation may be prolonged during the summer period, for one or two months. In any case, the total ECTS remain 90.
ADVANTAGES OF THE PROGRAMME
- The international prestige and recognition of Neapolis University Pafos.
- Excellent academic staff with strong expertise in the taught subjects.
- International collaborations with many Universities.
- The flexibility of distance learning.
- The use of advanced technology and resources.
- The dynamic choice between synchronous and asynchronous distance education.
- The adjustment of the LL.M. in International and European Business Law to current academic trends and market requirements.
- Competitive tuition fees.