Commercial Law


The study of Commercial Law is concerned with developing an understanding of the legal framework against which business decisions are made in the public and private sectors. In recent years, the legal framework that applies to business operations has become increasingly complex. This is reflected in the wide range of courses offered by the department.

Areas of study

The approach adopted in all courses is one of concentration within carefully selected limits, rather than a general survey of the law. Areas that will be explored include finance and property law, corporate law, employment law, marketing law, international trade law, investment, and taxation.

You can study Commercial Law in the following programmes:

What you will learn

You will learn how to navigate the complex legal frameworks that influence business decisions. The emphasis throughout is on the legal problems that you are likely to encounter in your future career, whether you decide to enter the public or private sector.

Career opportunities

If you decide to study Commercial Law at undergraduate level, you will have access to an interesting range of careers. Examples include financial accountant, financial adviser, investment consultant, receiver, regulator and business policy adviser.

More information

For more information see the Business School website: Why study Commercial Law?