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LLM International Finance Law

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Full time | London Moorgate | 12 months | OCT-23

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Full time


12 months

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Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Law (Specific Statutes)

Course type


Course Summary

A Master of Laws (LLM) in International Finance Law is a postgraduate degree designed for law and non-law graduates to enhance your academic legal knowledge. This course focuses specifically on developing an in-depth knowledge of International Finance Law and can open up pathways to careers as an Accountant, Financial Advisor, Tax Consultant, Investment Manager and more.

The LLM International Finance Law will provide you with the opportunity to explore issues surrounding finance law. This course will cover major regulatory and transactional issues in international financial and banking law. It focuses on the major transactions carried out by investment banks, transnational banks and multinational corporations in the vast global financial markets which have developed in London, New York and Tokyo in recent years, as well as in locations such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, Paris and Sydney. You’ll examine the legal structures used in these transactions and the complex legal issues arising in the context of these transactions due to their transnational and multi-jurisdictional nature.

When you study the LLM International Finance Law programme with us you will:

  • Be taught by subject matter experts, former and current practitioners and research and teaching focused academics.
  • Benefit from strategic partnerships with firms, regulators and accreditation bodies, which inform our programme development.
  • Improve your employability by gaining important transferable skills and mapping your career with our careers team.
  • Strengthen your network - connect with other students, faculty and industry professionals on an international scale, and seek out opportunities for future placements and job opportunities.
  • Increase your earning potential - the 2020 Graduate Labour Market Statistics found that postgraduates earn on average £7,000 more than their graduate counterparts.
  • Get ahead of the competition - gain in-depth knowledge of your topic of interest and become a subject expert, which will provide you with a competitive edge in the job market.
  • 94% of postgraduate students in employment were in highly skilled occupations 15 months after graduating (2019/20 Graduate Outcomes data).
  • Prepare for the future of Legal Technology – study modules in legal technology and gain insight into this emerging area of law.


International Finance Law
Dissertation in International Finance Law
Research Methods Training to help you prepare for your dissertation

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Entry requirements

Students should possess a UK bachelor’s degree in any subject at 2:2 or above or equivalent qualifications. Non-law students must complete a compulsory two week induction covering the Key Principles of the English Legal System, unless they can evidence the successful completion of an LLB (or equivalent) or a minimum of 3 legal modules worth at least 80 QCF credits, which must include - English Legal System, Contract Law and Law of Tort.

University information

The University of Law provides law and business courses for postgraduates. The university can trace its origins back to 1876, and as such, is one of the most long-standing legal educators. It received university status in 2012 and opened its Business School in 2016. The university has 15 campuses across the UK, all based in thriving business areas. In 2016, it opened its GISMA Business School in Berlin, and then in 2019 it established its...more

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