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Masters in International Business Law

Girne American University (GAU), Cyprus

Hone your skills in law regulating business activities through Masters in International Business Law.

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60 Credits (ECTS)

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The Masters in International Business Law program inculcates an understanding of the complex relationships between business environments and the legal regulatory frameworks in which they operate.

  • It is a 60 ECTS program comprising six modules and one project from Girne American University. 
  • Girne American University (GAU), Cyprus is ranked as “One of the Best 100 Higher Education Provider Universities” in the Eduniversal rankings. GAU’s academic programs are accredited by prestigious accrediting bodies in the USA and Europe.
  • This program enables the learner to develop skills in legal areas regulating diversities of business activities across the world.
  • Additional Certification is Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law from Cambridge International Qualifications, UK (optional).
  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support
  • Flexible Payment scheme. No upfront payment, pay on module by module basis.
  • Program Flexibility : Can complete the program within 9-24 months based on student's pace and time availability. 
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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma

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Learning

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Course Modules & Fee

The entire course comprises 6 modules and a dissertation. We follow a Pay as you Go Scheme which means you pay per module.

Module Fees

$3000 ($500 per module, total 6 modules)

Dissertation Fees

$1000 (To be paid in 2 installments of $500 each)

Degree Certification Fees

$1000 (To be paid upon successful completion of the program)

Total Fees

$5000

CIQ Diploma Fee

$300 (Optional)

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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma

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Learning

Online

Admission requirement

Academic Route

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

English Language Proficiency Label

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma

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Learning

Online
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Why UniAthena?

Flexible

At Athena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With Athena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

Athena Global Education has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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$5000 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 Months

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Certifications

Masters Degree, PG Diploma

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Learning

Online

Partners of this Programme

Girne American University (GAU), Cyprus

Girne American University, established in 1985, at Kyrenia, a city in the northern area of Cyprus, is the first private university of Cyprus. It has over 18,000 graduates from 135 countries around the world. Its academic programs are accredited by prestigious accrediting bodies in USA and Europe. It is a global university with 7 international campuses in 3 continents.

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Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Step 1 :Register for a free trial

Register for a 7-Day Trial and get complete access to the first module of this program for 7 days without any obligations.

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Step 2 :Submit online enrollment form

For Masters & Doctorate Program, you need to make a quick online application. For Certifications & Diplomas, you can enroll directly by making payment for 1st module.

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Step 3 : Pay & Start

Once your applications is approved, you will be able to start right away by making fee payment from your student portal 

Why this Course ?

1 Complexities of Global Business Transactions

If you intend to pursue and develop a career in business law, it is vital to understand the complexities of transnational business interactions. The Master in International Business Law prepares students for careers in the legal and commercial fields governing international business. This program will provide a substantial analysis of business issues and the regulation of trade in goods, services and capital, including arbitration, finance, comparative law and competition law, amongst others.

2 Running a Business

Pursuing a career in business requires aspirants to be aware of legalities that govern business environments. Business students entering the corporate environment will need to spruce up their understanding of the different laws that are at play in order to perform their jobs more effectively. The Masters in International Law program helps aspirants master the legal aspects of running a business, both local and international.

3 Job Opportunities

The role of legal professionals in the business environment is gaining importance as laws are getting more stringent and complex. Adherence to local laws at every step of a business venture – right from starting a new company to hiring employees and paying up taxes – is important to avoid being pulled up for non-compliance. The program aims to provide students with a comprehensive insight into international business practices, enabling them to understand and respond to legal challenges on a global scale, opening up job opportunities in the business sector. 

Course Resources

For more detailed information about the course, please click on the links below.

What You Learn

This is your expected skill development and learning from the program

Module 1

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International Dispute Resolution

Duration: 21-60 days

This module provides a detailed understanding and analysis of the various laws, regulations and systems applicable to the dispute resolution process.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 2

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Cyber Law

Duration: 21-60 days

The objectives of this course is to assist students understand, explore, and acquire a well-rounded knowledge of cyber law. It will help learners to develop legal proficiencies with which they can deal with cyber-frauds and related crimes.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 3

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International Corporate Governance

Duration: 21-60 days

This module seeks to introduce you to the intellectual and practical background of corporate governance, and also helps in creating an awareness and understanding of corporate governance through the critical examination of appropriate theoretical perspectives, models and practices.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 4

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International Business Transactions

Duration: 21-60 days

The International Business Transaction (IBT) module provides key and applied legal knowledge of business principles, practices, operations and transactions on the international scale.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 5

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Multinational Enterprises: Business and Legal Organization

Duration: 21-60 days

This module aims to increase awareness of the business and legal aspects of Multinational enterprises.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 6

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Modern Research Methods

Duration: 21-60 days

This is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their ability to investigate issues of their own choice over a significant period of time.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 7

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Graduate Project

Duration: 3-6 months

This module will equip learners to create a usable project through which they can integrate, synthesize, and demonstrate all their knowledge in a multi-faceted way to potential employers. Projects will be drawn from real-world situations.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 12 ECTS

How You Learn

Scientifically developed learning pedagogy, which ensures quality and effective learning experience for the learners. We ensure a seamless learning experience for students with varying levels of expertise on the subject matter.

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What You Get

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Masters in International Business Law issued by Girne American University . (view sample)

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60 ECTS Masters Degree Transcript issued by Girne American University . (view sample)

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Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law issued by CIQ . (view sample)

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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It is really easy to start with us. You can register for this course with minimum details and get access to one of the modules of this course for 7 days. During this period, you may enroll in this course by submitting the required documents and making a module fee.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Possess a Bachelor's degree in any subject
2. If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a Bachelor's degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.
All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admissions:

1. Proof of having earned a Bachelor's Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English, official translations should be submitted.
2. The final transcript of Bachelor's Degree.
3. A copy of the government-issued photo identity card.
Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of the first module (or "course" in the American system) where you can access the learning materials and the e-library. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program by paying fees for the first module. In order to be eligible for admission, you must upload all the eligibility-related documents on the learning portal and subsequently must have received an 'Offer of Admission' letter.
Follow these steps to formally enroll in the Masters :

1. Register on Athena Global Education for a free 7-day trial.
2. Upload all the documents as required under the 'Eligibility Criteria' to the learning portal by clicking on 'Enroll Now' on the learning dashboard.
3. The academic panel will then review your documents and if found to be eligible, send you an 'Admission Offer Letter'.
4. On receiving the 'Admission Offer Letter', you can pay for one module.
5. You can pay for multiple modules together if you like. However, you will be given access to subsequent module content only after completing the previous module.
Once your payment is confirmed, you will be sent an official 'Admission Letter' along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment related documents in the 'Project Details' section.

If you are unsure about your eligibility or if you do not have a Bachelor's degree, then contact us at admissions@uniathena.com and attach the relevant documents in your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.
The course contains the following modules

INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTION
CYBER LAW
MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES : BUSINESS AND LEGAL ORGANIZATION
MODERN RESEARCH METHODS
GRADUATE PROJECT
Once you move to the dissertation (thesis) stage, you will be assigned a Dissertation guide who will be support you through the Research and Dissertation project. The Guide normally has 4 meetings with the student: first, the proposal meeting, then the first review, third, a second review, and lastly, a final review.

A dissertation will have about 10,000 words. We will be conducting Dissertation guidance classes every month which you need to attend to get a clear understanding of dissertation work and what is expected out of your research. This is in addition to the Dissertation guide meetings. Once you submit the final dissertation, then you may be called for a "viva" to defend your dissertation depending on the decision of the assessor. The result will be published within 30 days of submission of the dissertation; if you fail the dissertation, then you will have an opportunity to resubmit the work as per the feedback provided by the assessor and the corrected work should be submitted within 30 days of publishing the results.

If you fail on your resubmission, then you may have to pay the dissertation fee again and you will need to start over on a new project.

Once you have enrolled for the Dissertation, you need to submit the final work within 6 months of enrollment. In case of failure of submission, an extension fee will be applicable. The shortest time allocated to submit the dissertation is 90 days.
You can complete this Masters Degree from a minimum of 9 months to a maximum of 24 months, based on your pace, time, and financial availability.
Each module must be completed within 60 days of the enrollment date. The shortest time allowed for submission of assignment is 21 days from the date of enrollment.

The minimum duration of the course is defined as 9 months though some exceptions may apply.
Yes, the Masters in International Business Law is awarded by Girne American University, Cyprus is ranked as “One of the Best 100 Higher Education Provider Universities” in the Eduniversal rankings. GAU’s academic programs are accredited by prestigious accrediting bodies in USA and Europe. Hence it is globally accepted. However, different countries have different requirements, so they may enforce their own regulations.
Under any unforeseen circumstances, if you want to withdraw from the program, you may apply for an Early Exit Award. Based on the credits earned and modules completed, you might receive a credit statement or a diploma or an extended diploma by paying the certification fee. You will be able to resume the course at a later date by re-enrolling and may resume from where you stopped, depending on the availability of that particular course at the time of re-enrollment.
The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. Each module is divided into about 50 easy-to-assimilate videos to make your study easier. The video lessons provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Apart from the video classes and reading material, you will be given access to live, interactive online classes where you will be able to attend a virtual classroom and communicate with instructors and your fellow learners. This is an opportunity for learners to clarify their doubts and get a clear understanding of how to work on the assigned project.

Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, online library, and participation in the discussion boards, additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.
Yes, whenever a student joins, she/he will be assigned a Personal Tutor, whom the students can reach out for any academic assistance. For any non-academic assistance, learners can reach out to the Student Engagement & Experience (see@uniathena.com).
There are no written exams for this program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 90 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrollment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 90-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. Once submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will need to rework only the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 90 days of the enrollment date, you can request an extension of not more than 60 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100)

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 60 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100)

If you fail again on your RE-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 90 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 90 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.
Successful learners will be able to attend the annual graduation ceremony and GAU will provide an invitation letter to all such learners which can be used for processing your visa for this purpose.
On successful completion of all the modules and Dissertation, learners can claim for a certificate by making the payment for certification fees. Upon claiming the certificate, it will take a maximum of 3 months for the learners to receive the certificate from the awarding body.
Extra Courier charges of $50 has to be paid for receiving the hardcopy of the certificate.

GAU certificate will be issued within 3 months of the declaration of result and payment of certification fee whichever comes latest. (for more information: https://uniathena.com/certificateIssuance )
There are no written exams for this program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 60 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrolment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 60-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. Once submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You need to rework only on the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You are required to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 60 days of the enrolment date, you can request an extension of not more than 30 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100).

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 30 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100).

If you fail again on your RE-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 60 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 60 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.