Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law


Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law provides a coherent programme of study that enables law graduates, lawyers and those with a relevant first degree to develop a detailed knowledge and understanding of international business law at postgraduate level.  This course is available to students from both a legal and non-legal background. The aim of this programme is to develop legal skills, analysis, logical thinking and knowledge that can usefully be applied in further study, legal profession and public service. It provides students with understanding of law in context of business to equip them with abilities needed to work with advance issues.
Learning Objectives
By the end of the qualification, learners will be able to:
  • Understand wide ranges of subjects in the international business law.
  • Develop an understanding for legal framework that governs the international business transactions.  
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the commercial trust law, company law, international trade law, intellectual property law, and law of financial crimes in the international business.  
  • Develop research skills and ability to write on key areas in international business law.
  • Critically analyse legal texts.  

Please note that this qualification is also accredited by Ofqual and awarded by Qualifi as Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in International Business Law.


The overall structure of the course is based on 6 mandatory modules that cover a number of topics relating to learning outcomes. Each unit has the equivalency of 20 credits. Learners will be invited to attend lectures and workshops that will introduce the subject matter.
Learners must complete all units successfully and achieve 120 credits before the Diploma can be issued. Total Qualification Time (TQT) to complete the full qualification is 1200 hours. While, Guided Learning Hours (GLH) refers to the amount of study undertaken by learners under the direction of their tutors and it includes tutorials, seminars, workshops, directed research, project or assignment.
It is expected that a learner will need to complete following TQT against each unit to complete the full Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law.
  • International Trade Law
  • Commercial Trust Law
  • Industrial and Intellectual Property Law
  • Law of Financial Crimes
  • Company Law
  • Legal Research and Research Methods
  • Corporate Governance – Principles and Practices


Entry Requirements

Learners must fulfil the following criteria to gain admission to EBMA programme:
  • An undergraduate law degree or an equivalent qualification is usually necessary for meeting the entry requirements.
  • Graduates from related disciplines may also apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law if they provide evidence that they have relevant skills to study it.  


In order to pass a unit, a learner is required to submit an assignment of 2000-2500 words and to obtain minimum 50% marks according to published grading criteria.


EBMA only charges registration fees from the centre that includes quality assurance of assessment and  certification.

Support and Training

Qualification specification includes all elements and requirements with respect of each of the details that apply to the qualification. Qualification specification is useful document for students, centres and centre staff. Please download the qualification specification from the following link:-

   Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law


This qualification is for those who wish to progress on to a higher level qualification for example the LLM. Moreover, Graduate of this qualification will be equipped to advice on the following matters;
  • International commercial law
  • Law of financial crimes
  • International trade law
  • Company law
  • Industrial and intellectual property law
  • Governance Consultant

University Pathways

Students can get direct admission to UCLAN LLM Top Up via Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in International Business Law.


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