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LLMFull-time1 yearSeptemberGBP 18850 per yearGBP 29950 per year
LLMPart-time2 yearsSeptemberGBP 9450 per yearGBP 15000 per year

About Banking and Finance Law, LLM - at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

The Banking and Finance Law LLM provides a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of international finance and financial services law, covering local and international developments from both practical and policy perspectives. From financial regulation, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions, to online banking and fintech, you can choose from a wide selection of modules.

  • Cover a wide range of regulatory and transactional areas, including monetary law, banking law, securities regulation, corporate finance, restructuring and insolvency, central banking and international finance law
  • Study with academics who are engaged in current banking and finance policy making and legal regulatory reforms and practitioners undertaking cutting edge transactional work
  • Follow modules developed in the light of recent new regulations and developments, such as ethics in business and finance, digitalization, regulation of crypto assets and FinTech, sustainability and climate change
  • Attend our seminar series, featuring prominent figures from the legal profession, industry, international organizations and academia
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries around the World, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions

You will study all aspects of the regulation of financial markets, and cover a wide variety of aspects of financial and banking law. You will consider aspects of corporate governance and responsibility and the laws of economic crime. Please note that not all modules will be available in any one year.

You will be offered a varied selection of taught modules from which you can choose, enabling you to gear your qualification to set you on your desired career trajectory. You do not have to choose your modules until you have had the opportunity to learn about them in greater detail during your comprehensive induction period.

Topics you can cover include regulatory and transactional areas, including monetary law, banking law, capital markets and securities regulation, corporate finance, restructuring and insolvency, central banking and international finance law including developments, such as ethics in business and finance, digitalization, regulation of crypto assets and FinTech, special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), sustainability and climate change.

You will have voluntary access to an excellent series of lectures in Critical Thinking and Writing in Law to help you to improve your writing and research in law skills.

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Structure

You will need to complete 180 credits in total:

Full year programme:

  • 180 credits of taught modules (this can include a 30 credits elective dissertation)

Learn more about Banking and Finance Law, LLM - at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

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Notes about fees for this course

Full-time study

September 2024 | 1 year

Conditional deposit

Home: Not applicable

Overseas: £2000
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Part-time study

September 2024 | 2 years

The course fee is charged per annum for 2 years. Note that fees may be subject to an increase on an annual basis - see details on our tuition fees page.

Conditional deposit

Home: Not applicable

Overseas: £2000
Information about deposits

Queen Mary alumni can get a £1000, 10% or 20% discount on their fees depending on the programme of study. Find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Award

Entry requirements

UK

Degree requirements

A 2:1 or above at undergraduate level in Law or a degree with substantial law content.

Law graduates with a 2:2 honours degree who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.

Other routes

Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.

Visit the course page for international entry requirements.

Fees, Funding and Scholarships at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

You can check out our scholarship offering through our website's scholarships database.

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