School of Law

Certificate in Law and Economics modules

Module credits 2019-20

Please note that the credit framework for some postgraduate law programmes is changing from 22.5 credit modules to 15 and 30 credit modules for the academic year 2019-2020. This will not affect the overall credits that you take. Please also note that the modules shown here are subject to change.

For the Law and Finance Certificate Programme you must take a total of 60 credits to include at least one law module (45 credits) or two law modules (22.5 credits) and one finance module (15 credits) to be selected from the list of options below.

Pre-sessional course (optional): Mathematics and Statistics (week 0)

Students who want to review concepts such as statistical distributions and matrix algebra have the option to attend modules during induction week (week zero) within the School of Economics and Finance.

Pre-sessional course (optional): Law (week 1): offered within the Centre of Commercial Law Studies

You will be also presented with basic Statistics and Statistical software (Eviews) - Semester A)
Quantitative Research methods for Lawyers - optional non-credit bearing (Semester B).

Compulsory modules

Optional modules

A further 90 credits from the optional law and/or economic modules:

  • 90 law credits. Or,
  • 90 economic credits. Or,
  • Combination of 45 credits in law and 45 credits in economic modules.

The options offered in a particular year will be drawn from the following list. Please note that this list is representative, though not exhaustive and not all options will be available every year.

Optional modules

Semester 1

Economics

Law

  • SOLM076 Comparative Law of Patents and Trade Secrets
  •  (Not running 2018-19)
  •  (Not running 2018-19)
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  •  (Not running 2018-19)

Semester 2

Economics

Law

  •  (Not running 2018-19)
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