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International Banking and Finance Law LLM

International Banking and Finance Law LLM

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

LLM - Master of Laws

Subject areas

International Banking International Law Finance / Accounting (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

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.

Course detail

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:

  • investment
  • law
  • consultancy
  • accounting.

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.

Modules

You will get to know the essential framework for understanding the functioning of the global financial marketplace. The module is a study of securities and financial services regulations in the UK, Europe and the United States. You will identify the key actors in regulating securities in the UK, in particular the Financial Conduct Authority, the Prudential Regulation Authority, the Treasury and the Bank of England.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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.