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International Corporate and Financial Law

The programme provides students with knowledge and critical analysis of key themes of commercial and corporate law set against an international backdrop of the legal aspects of corporate and financial activity. A professionally focused programme designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills directly relevant to the international and commercial law sector through the delivery of intellectually stimulating course content underpinned in many areas by internationally recognised research.

Entry requirements

Normally, applicants should have an Honours degree or equivalent in Law or a related subject with a high level of law content; we may also accept a professional qualification deemed to be equivalent to an appropriate Honours degree; other qualifications or experience which demonstrate appropriate legal or related knowledge will also be considered; applicants should have a good standard of written and spoken English (IELTS 6.0 or equivalent).

Course modules

In addition to completion of a specialist advanced research methods module and dissertation, modules on this award include: international commercial awareness; law relating to capital markets and international banking law; international corporate governance; international corporate liquidation; financial services and financial crime.

Assessment methods

Assessments are varied, including case study analysis, research-focused assignments, preparation of reports, simulated presentation to a corporate board and formal examinations. Additionally, there is a dissertation on a topic agreed between the student and the award tutor; this can be tailored to the student's personal development needs and future career focus.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2017 12,445 (Year 1) International 12 12 Months
LLM Full-time September 2017 6,020 (Year 1) Home/EU 12 12 Months
LLM Part-time September 2017 3,010 (Year 1) Home/EU 2 2 Years

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