Masters in International Business Law

90 Credits (ECTS)

Masters in International Business Law

This Master’s Degree is meticulously designed to equip learners with skills and competencies to navigate cross-border trade intricacies, international legal frameworks, mitigate business risks, and ensure regulatory compliance.

  • It is a 90 ECTS Master’s program comprising 10 modules coupled with a Masters project from Girne American University(GAU), Cyprus.

  • 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.

  • The programme’s curriculum is meticulously structured to empower professionals in broadening their cross-border business competence, nurturing strategic thinking, and unravelling the multifaceted complexities of the global marketplace.

  • Additional Certifications are Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law from Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and Certified Manager Certification from Chartered Management Institute, UK (Optional).

  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support.

  • Fee Payment: Pay as You Go Scheme.

  • Program Flexibility : Can complete the program within 16 Months to 2.5 Years based on learner's pace and time availability.

Course Module & Fee

Enroll in a 100% online course consisting of 10 modules and a Masters Project. Opt for a pay-as-you-go scheme to learn without any financial burden.

Fastrack Plan

Registration Fees

$500 (To Start With The Course)

Course Fee

$4000 (To Be Paid Upon A Monthly Basis, $400per Month, Total 10 Installments)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$300 (On Completion Of Course Modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000 ( To Be Paid Upon Successful Completion Of The Program)

Total Fee

$5800

CMI Certification Fee

$300 (Optional)

Flexible Plan

Module Fee

$4500 (450 Per Module, Total 10 Modules)

Dissertation Fee

$1000 (To Be Paid In 2 Installments Of $500 Each)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$300 (On Completion Of Course Modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000 (To Be Paid Upon Successful Completion Of The Program)

Total Fee

$6800

CMI Certification Fee

$300 (Optional)

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.

Why UniAthena?

Flexible

At UniAthena, 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 UniAthena 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

UniAthena 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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Certifications

Masters in International Business Law, PGD in International Business Law, Certified Manager
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Learning

Online

Course Fees

Fastrack Plan

(18 Months)

$5800

Flexible Plan

(16 Months - 2.5 Years)

$6800

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What You Learn

Module 1

International Dispute Resolution

International Dispute Resolution

Duration: 21 to 60 days

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

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS Credits

Module 2

Cyber Law

Cyber Law

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The objective of this module is to assist learners in understanding, exploring, and acquiring a well-rounded knowledge of cyber law.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 3

International Business Transactions

International Business Transactions

Duration: 21 to 60 days

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

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 4

International Investment Law

International Investment Law

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module introduces learners to international investment law, an emerging, distinct, and important field of international law.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 5

Modern Legal Research Methods

Modern Legal Research Methods

Duration: 21 to 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.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS Credits

Module 6

Legal Writing

Legal Writing

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The Legal Writing module is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the different styles of written legal work.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS Credits

Module 7

Comparative Constitutional Law

Comparative Constitutional Law

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module allows learners to focus on analyzing key aspects such as constitution-making processes, design features, sources of constitutions, and the functioning of governance systems.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS Credits

Module 8

Maritime Law

Maritime Law

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The scope of this module specialises in the branch of law that governs legal issues and activities that occur on the high seas or other navigable waters.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 9

International Insurance Law

International Insurance Law

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module helps the learners understand insurance contract law, including the basics of insurance techniques, on a comparative basis, as well as the fundamental principles in insurance law and processes of contract formation.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 10

International Environmental Law

International Environmental Law

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module studies and delivers the legal principles, treaties, and agreements that are aimed at addressing and regulating environmental issues on a global scale.

21 to 60 days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS Credits

Module 11

Masters Project

Masters 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.

3-6 months

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 16 ECTS Credits

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Partners of this Programme

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 on 3 continents.


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.


Chartered Management Institute, backed by royal charter is the only Chartered body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. CMI’s management qualifications are recognized throughout the UK and Europe and provide a progressive framework that enables one to develop and broaden management skills. Their qualifications are designed in consultation with employers to meet today's demands and therefore it is valued by them.


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Why This Course ?

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Global Outlook and Strategy

This advanced Master Degree will allow professionals to develop a global outlook, allowing them to make strategic resolutions tailored to the intricacies of international business dynamics.  This broader understanding of international business will pave the way for promising career avenues within MNCs, international law firms, trade associations and compliance departments.

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In-demand Expertise

The global legal Services Market size is poised to grow from USD 949.6 billion in 2022 to USD 1511.45 billion by 2030. This rapid growth underscores the demand for adept legal professionals capable of navigating international legal matters, mitigating legal risks, and facilitating cross-border transactions.

3

Wide Career Opportunities

The pursuit of a Master's degree in International Business Law opens doors to a diverse range of career prospects for professionals. This specialized program provides professionals with access to numerous specialized fields, including International Trade Compliance, Arbitration, Mergers and Acquisitions, Contract Management, and Commercial Litigation, among others.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Masters in International Business Law issued by

Girne American University
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90 ECTS Masters Degree Transcript issued by

Girne American University
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Postgraduate Diploma in International Business Law issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Postgraduate Diploma Transcript issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Certified Manager Certification (Optional) issued by

Chartered Management Institute, UK

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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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 admission:

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.

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 start your payment.
5. 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 to your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.

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. 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.

We have two different payment methods fast-track and flexible plans. Both are meticulously designed to provide learners with seamless and convenient learning experience according to their budget plans. The fast-track plan comes with monthly payment options, propelling learners to fast-forward their learning journeys and offering substantial savings on module fees. It will serve as an ideal choice for those seeking to optimize both their time and budget. In contrast, the flexible plan is tailored to work around the hectic schedules of professionals, enabling them to progress and eliminate monthly financial obligations.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days.

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading materials. The video lessons and reading materials will provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content. Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, online library, additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.

Yes, whenever a learner 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. 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 )

The course contains the following modules:

International Dispute Resolution
Legal Writing
Comparative Constitutional Law
Modern legal research methods
Cyber Law
Maritime Law
International Insurance law
International Business Transactions 
International Environmental Law 
International Investment Law
Masters 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 16 months to a maximum of 2.5 years, based on your pace, time, and financial availability.

We are following the ‘Pay as you go scheme for our learners. Learners can select how to proceed by choosing either flexible or fixed payment, learners have to complete each module within 21 to 60 days from the enrollment date based on the chosen payment method.

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.