Master of Commercial Law


The Master of Commercial Law is a postgraduate degree program designed to provide advanced legal knowledge and expertise in the field of commercial law. This program is specifically tailored for individuals seeking to deepen their understanding of commercial legal principles, regulations, and practices to excel in legal and business environments.

Students study areas such as legal systems, contract law, tort law, legal research, and legal writing to build a comprehensive understanding of the legal framework.

The program explores corporate governance principles and regulations, corporate compliance, risk management, and international commercial law.

Students develop advanced legal research and writing skills, enabling them to analyze legal issues, conduct legal research, and communicate legal arguments effectively.

It addresses contemporary issues such as digital commerce, e-commerce, data protection, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies' impact on commercial transactions and legal frameworks.

Admission Criteria
  • A recognized general education diploma or its equivalent
  • Students joining MCBS must go through an English placement test to determine the appropriate English level
  • Students presenting a valid score of 5-5.5 in IELTS or 65-79 in internet based TOEFL (iBT) are exempted from the English program
  • Students will need to go through Mathematics and IT placements tests to determine their levels of proficiency in these subjects as they are part of the GFP or possible exemption
  • Mathematics placements tests will determine whether Basic Mathematics (MATH 10) and Pure Mathematics (MATH 21) can be exempted, or students will be given both or one of them
  • IT placement test will determine whether students will require to take the Information Technology foundation course (COSC 10)
Program Structure
Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Master of Commercial Law program can pursue a range of legal and business-related careers in both the public and private sectors. They may work in law firms, corporate legal departments, regulatory bodies, government agencies, consulting firms, and international organizations.

Possible career paths include:

  1. Commercial Lawyer
  2. Corporate Counsel
  3. Compliance Officer
  4. Legal Advisor/Consultant
  5. Intellectual Property Lawyer
  6. Banking and Finance Lawyer
  7. Contract Manager
  8. Competition Law Specialist
  9. International Trade Lawyer
  10. Legal Analyst/Researcher
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Required English Prerequisites

Department Contact

Contact Program Chair Dr. Rene Paquibut for more information.