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LLM - Master of Laws
International Banking International Law Finance / Accounting (General)
Would you like to work as a legal expert in the finance sector? This international banking law degree will enhance your ability to work with a range of multinational corporations and international organisations.
Your studies will cover both legal and financial areas of expertise, giving you a well-rounded qualification. Furthermore, your tutors and lecturers have significant practical experience and good connections with industry.
Based in London, the global centre for banking, finance and trade, you will benefit from the excellent links that UWL has with major corporations as well as being close to the centre of legal administration and policy.
Our aim is to produce graduates who understand the legal regulations and constraints of international and national business, as well as the financial world of international trade agencies and multinational corporations.
You will cover topics including syndicated loans, bond issuances, derivatives markets and employment law. We will also compare jurisdictions outside of English courts, in the US, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
The course also covers securities regulations, international banking law, international commercial arbitration and mediation law.
Your teaching staff are highly qualified and have current experience of international legal practice. Their expertise will inform your studies and help you to identify a relevant topic, that supports your professional goals, for your dissertation.
Furthermore, you will have access to an on-site courtroom with laptops and video equipment for judges/advocates, which is ideal for student mooting competitions. Our Student Law Society is highly active and will provide valuable networking opportunities, in addition to social events.
Study & career progression
Firms that focus on international practice will have particular need of your skills and knowledge. Once you graduate, you will be able to seek employment opportunities with firms specialising in:
Practising legal professionals can use their qualification and the skills and knowledge they have gained on the course to progress in their chosen field.
On completing this course successfully, you can choose to continue your studies and progress on to doctoral study.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
You should have an honours degree from a UK university or equivalent that includes law content. If you have at least three years of legal or relevant commercial work experience you will also be considered subject to an interview. We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.
The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more