Reasons to study Business Law/International Business Law at DMU:
This course will develop your understanding of key areas in business law and international business law. It is designed for business executives and professionals, and is particularly suitable for lawyers, accountants, managers and human resources professionals.
- KNect365 Learning
This course is delivered in partnership with KNect365 Learning – An Informa Business, an organisation dedicated to working with leading academic bodies to provide high-calibre and well respected distance learning postgraduate courses
- Develop your own personal pathway
This course combines one core module with a diverse range of optional modules
- Study at your own pace
Enjoy flexible distance learning, with the option to exit at one of several points with a postgraduate award
- Differentiate yourself in the job market
Gain a competitive edge by increasing your knowledge of business law
- Boost your employability
Improve your career and employability options in a globalised job market
Structure and assessment
Business Law in the UK and EU – in this module you will examine the sources of UK law and EU law and the status and consequences within them. You will also cover the single market and the free movement of goods within Europe. You will explore the classification and characteristics of personal property rights, examine business responsibility for goods and service and investigate the freedom of contract, public policy and business contracting. You will also examine the state regulation and self-regulation of business and their licensing activity.
Plus optional modules which may include:
• Aspects of Discrimination in Business
• Civil Liberties in the Workplace
• Collective Labour Law
• Company Law
• Consumer Law
• Corporate Insolvency Law
• EU Competition Law
• European e-Commerce Law
• Intellectual Property Law
• Law of Health and Safety
• Laws of International Trade
• Negotiated Study
• Personal Insolvency Law
• Private International Law
• Sale and Supply of Goods
Note: All modules are subject to change in order to keep content current.
Facilities and features
Hugh Aston Building
You will be taught in the Hugh Aston Building, which was purpose-built at a cost of £35 million.
Facilities also include lecture theatres and classrooms with capacities ranging from 50 to 250 people, break-out spaces for group work, quiet study zones for individual work and a large number of high-spec IT labs, some of which are installed with professional software.
The main Kimberlin Library is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year (other than in exceptional circumstances) and offers a huge range of online resources, all of which can be remotely accessed from anywhere you choose.
The library is run by dedicated staff who offer additional support to students, including help with academic writing, research strategies, literature searching and reference management and assistive technology, and mathematical skills for non-maths students. There is also a Just Ask service for help and advice, available via email or telephone.
Our Learning Zones and the The Greenhouse also provide space for group or individual work and study.
There are 1,600 study places across all library locations, more than 700 computer stations, laptops to borrow, free wi-fi and desktop power outlets.
You can also book rooms with plasma screens, laptops and DVD facilities for group work and presentations, secure an individual study room with adjustable lighting or make use of our assistive technology.
Opportunities and careers
This is our innovative international experience programme which aims to enrich your studies and expand your cultural horizons – helping you to become a global graduate, equipped to meet the needs of employers across the world.
Through #DMUglobal, we offer a wide range of opportunities including on-campus and UK activities, overseas study, internships, faculty-led field trips and volunteering, as well as Erasmus+ and international exchanges.
This career development course equips you to enter legal and other work relating to the operation and regulation of businesses, both in the UK and overseas.