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of Educational Excellence120+ Years
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for 5,000 students70% Scholarship

    Accreditations and Associations

    Program Overview

    Key Highlights

    Designed for working professionals
    Designed for working professionals
    GGU alumni status
    GGU alumni status
    Optional on-campus immersion
    Optional on-campus immersion
    24x7 student support
    24x7 student support
    WES recognized
    WES recognized
    Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and industry-specific sessions
    Live & interactive faculty, alumni, and industry-specific sessions
    70% scholarship available for 5,000 students with EMI
    70% scholarship available for 5,000 students with EMI
    Dissertation to be submitted as a qualifying parameter
    Dissertation to be submitted as a qualifying parameter

    “Through our association with Golden Gate University, San Francisco, upGrad endeavors to facilitate continuing education for working professionals throughout their careers. The pedagogy, program structure and delivery of these programs from the innovation capital of the world is our key differentiator.”

    - Phlagun Kompalli - Co-founder, upGrad

    Syllabus

    Best-in-class content by leading faculty and industry leaders in the form of videos, cases, and projects.

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    About the Program

    WASC Accreditation & WES Recognition

    WASC Accreditation & WES Recognition

    GGU has been accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) since 1959 and it is WES recognized. WASC accredits universities in California and Hawaii, including Stanford, UC Berkeley, and others. WSCUC is nationally recognized by the US Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

    Learn from Scholar Practitioners

    Learn from Scholar Practitioners

    GGU instructors are scholar practitioners with decades of senior level work experience in the San Francisco Bay Area, including major Silicon Valley and Fortune 500 companies.

    On-campus Immersion

    On-campus Immersion

    Engage in optional, interactive networking sessions with your program peers and experienced professionals for a more immersive GGU experience.

    Master of Laws (LL.M.) - International Business and Finance Law
    Students who successfully complete the program and coursework are eligible to receive the LLM degree from Golden Gate University's School of Law.
    Master of Laws (LL.M.) - International Business and Finance Law
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    • Golden Gate University School of Law is an American law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA), the California State Bar, and Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). GGU Law is a member in good standing of the Association of American Law Schools.

    Disclaimer

    *This image is a sample degree from Golden Gate University, awarded to eligible students upon successful completion of the program. Please contact the admissions team to learn more.

    Instructors

    Learn like you’re right there in San Francisco

    Watch David Fike (President, GGU), Brent White (Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, GGU), and Phalgun Kompalli (Co-founder, upGrad) talk about the collaboration that makes it possible.

    Syllabus

    Recommended: 15+ learning  content hours per week + 10-12 library & research hours per week

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    50+
    Live Sessions
    75+
    Hours Recorded Content
    24
    Credits

    Principles Of International Law In Business Environments

    3 Credits
    • This course covers key principles of international law applicable to emerging innovations in a business environment and international commercial arbitration.

    International Business Transactions And Commercial Contracts

    3 Credits
    • This course covers the governance of international business transactions and global investments including international secured finance under select international instruments.

    Technology, Business & Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers the challenges in international business posed by digital innovation and the efforts to regulate the digital economy.

    Comparative Business Association Law

    3 Credits
    • This course provides a comparative overview of business associations in emerging markets and economically developing countries, emphasizing civil law systems.

    International Trade Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers the emerging challenges the WTO treaty mandates for international trade relations and the WTO dispute settlement system.

    International Investment Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers international investment law and the protection of international capital movements against sovereign risk imposed by adverse government action.

    Comparative And International Issues In Intellectual Property Law

    3 Credits
    • This course covers different legal regimes that regulate different intellectual property rights and also covers implications in intellectual property disputes.

    Dissertation

    3 Credits
    • The submission of a dissertation between 5,000 to 6,000 words is mandated for the successful completion of the degree.

    Note:

    The curriculum and credits are a virtue of University's guidelines while meeting international standards and quality.

    The upGrad Advantage

    benefits

    Career Services

    Career Services
    • Access to upGrad’s career portal
    • 1:1 mentorship session
    • Access to 300+ job openings
    • Resume building tool
    • Industry specific interview preparation
    • Just-in-time interviews
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    Learning Support

     Learning Support
    Industry Mentors
    • Receive unparalleled guidance from industry mentors, teaching assistants, and graders.
    • Receive one-on-one feedback on submissions and personalised feedback on improvement.
    Student Support
    • Student Support available all day for your convenience (24*7).
    • For urgent queries, use the call back option on the platform.
    benefits

    Doubt Resolution

    Doubt Resolution
    Q&A Forum
    • Timely doubt resolution by industry experts and peers.
    • 100% expert verified responses to ensure quality learning.
    Expert Feedback
    • Personalised expert feedback on assignments and projects.
    • Regular live sessions by experts to clarify concept-related doubts.

    Admission Process

    There are 3 simple steps in the Admission Process which is detailed below:

    Global Leadership Scholarships Offered by Golden Gate University and upGrad

    Program Fee: $44,640*

    70% scholarship available for 5,000 students along with EMI options.

    *$1860 Cost per credit*24 Credits.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Course Eligibility

    Who is this program for?

    Working professionals who are looking to learn International Business and Finance Law as part of their leadership positions or lawyers who are looking to upskill and earn a Master's Degree.

    What is the minimum eligibility for this program?

    Bachelor's Degree in any specialization

    How do I become eligible for the scholarship? What is the application process?

    The scholarship is rolled out based on the academic and professional achievements. Once the application form is submitted with these details, the admission committee reviews the same. If you are admitted into the program, the scholarship that you are eligible for will be mentioned on the offer letter. Please note that admission is provisional until successful verification of supporting documents and completing the payment formalities. 

    Payment

    Will I be able to avail EMI Options of my course fee even after receiving scholarships?

    Yes, 70% scholarship available for 5,000 students along with EMI options are available. 

    How much do I pay to block my seat?

    You need to pay INR 25,000 to block your seat. 

    Refund Policy/Financials

    What is the refund policy for this program?

    1. You may request a refund for the Program at any time before the Cohort Commencement Date by visiting https://www.upgrad.com/ and submitting your refund form via the "My Application" section under your profile.  A processing fee of Rs. 10,000 will be charged. Please note that once the Program commences, no refund request will be considered, and any amount paid by the student will not be refunded.
    2. Requests for refund must be sent via e-mail in the prescribed Refund Request Form. The refund will be processed within 30 working days of the commencement of the program. For refund and deferral policies please refer to this link.

    Will I have to pay any extra amount for the EMI transaction?

    If you are availing of 0% credit card EMI, upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions. Your bank may levy GST or other taxes on the interest component of the EMI. 

    Are there any fees or down payment?

    Certain banks charge nominal processing fees between INR 99 - 500 on 0% Credit Card EMI transactions. If charged will be billed in the first repayment instalment. 

    Can I use my international credit card for 0% credit EMI or chargeable credit card EMI?

    Only Indian bank credit cards can be used. But you can pay the amount using the credit card option in one-shot or part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions, this will be purely between you and your bank. 

    How can I opt for credit card EMI if my bank is not listed in the 0% credit card EMI or chargeable credit card EMI?

    You can pay the amount using the credit card option in one-shot or part payments and later you can convert it into EMI from your respective bank. The tenures and interest charged will depend on your bank. upGrad will not charge any processing fees or down payment for these transactions.  

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    Disclaimer

    upGrad does not grant credit; credits are granted, accepted or transferred at the sole discretion of an educational institution. upGrad does not make any representations regarding the recognition or equivalence of the credits or credentials awarded, unless otherwise expressly stated. If you intend to pursue a post graduate or doctorate degree upon completion of this course or apply for employment which requires specific credits, we advise you to enquire further regarding the suitability of this degree for your academic and/or professional requirements before enrolling.