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Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law

Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

European Union: Law Civil Law

Course type


Course Summary

The Centre of European Law at King’s College London is pleased to announce details of its 2019-2020 Distance Learning Programme leading to a Postgraduate Diploma/Masters in EU Competition Law.

It provides tuition from one of the world’s leading centres of European law and is studied on a distance learning basis, thereby avoiding crucial time spent away from your office. Completing this rigorous programme will give you an edge in a competitive job market. This programme attracts a truly international audience and has been attended by over 2600 students from Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, Africa, the USA, South America and Australasia.

The programme aims to provide you with an in-depth and up-to-date knowledge of EU competition law, focusing on practical aspects as well as the substantive law and the units will take you systematically through the constituent provisions of EU competition law.

The distance learning Postgraduate Diploma in EU Competition Law consists of three modules containing twelve units. It will commence on 1st October 2020 and will extend over eight months leading to an examination in May 2021. The first unit will be sent out on 1st October 2020 and subsequent units will then be issued every two weeks until April 2021 with a four-week break over Christmas. Questions will be set at the end of each unit and model answers to these will be sent with the unit that follows. In addition three compulsory assignments will be set during the programme which will count towards the final mark.

The units come in the form of hard copy print and as PDF documents via the programme website. Each unit is designed to be largely self-contained but recommended and further reading will be suggested. For each unit students will receive: a package of materials comprising text, copies of relevant regulations, Commission decisions and notices, judgments of the Court of First Instance and European Court of Justice, practical examples, questions and model answers to test your knowledge as you progress.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance


8 months

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a degree in law of a good 2nd class standard (2.1) or the equivalent, or a degree in a related discipline or be qualified as a barrister or a solicitor. Applications may also be accepted from a candidate who has achieved a comparative academic level through his or her studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate. It is not possible to study this programme whilst you are registered for a different programme at any other institution.

University information

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