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Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law – GradDip Commercial Law

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The Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law is a qualification in its own right. It is designed to offer focused specialisation in aspects relevant to Commercial law. It is suitable for students who are eligible for admission to the LLB but who do not wish to register for the full degree, or require a bridging qualification for entry into postgraduate study on, for example, the LLM. Develop a critical awareness of the common law legal tradition and apply problem-solving skills to a range of legal and non-legal settings. The modules you take are rigorously examined to the same standards applied to both internal and external students studying for the LLB with the University of London. Specially developed course materials and a wealth of online resources, including an online library and online learning environment, giving you the ability to study independently, when convenient for you.



Two compulsory modules

Commercial law

Contract law


Two optional modules chosen from

Company law Conflict of laws

Intellectual property

International commercial law

Labour law in global context


Programme Intensity

Weekday Programme Duration – 1 year

Flexible Programme Duration –  1 year


GradDip Commercial Law requires completion of 120 credits in total, equivalent to 60 ECTS credits.


Duration Description

1-5 years (GradDip Commercial Law)





Minimum and Maximum Period of Registration 

Minimum Maximum
LLB Standard Entry Three Years* Six Years
LLB Graduate Entry Two Years Six Years
CertHE Common Law One Year Five Years
GradDip Commercial Law One Year Five Years
Individual modules One Year Two Years


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