School of Law

Certificate in Law and Finance 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 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).Finance modules

Finance elective modules

Each finance module is worth 15 credits.

Semester A

Semester B

Law elective modules

22.5 credits modules are taught over one Semester either A or B.

Semester A

  • QLLM150 Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers
  • QLLM155 Principle of Regulation
  • QLLM164 Elements of Islamic Law
  • QLLM307 Economics of Competition Law
  • QLLM360 Banking Law: International
  • QLLM362 International Finance Law
  • QLLM364 Law and Finance in Emerging Economies
  • QLLM366 Regulation of Financial Markets
  • QLLM368 Corporate Rescue and Cross-border Insolvency
  • QLLM372 Corporate Finance Law
  • QLLM374 Law and Ethics in Finance
  • QLLM376 International Economic Law
  • QLLM377 EU Financial and Monetary Law
  • QLLM419 International Commercial Law
  • QLLM480 Compliance Systems in Practice
  • ECCL024 Quantitative Methods in Finance
  • CCLE030 Accounting for Lawyers
  • CCLE033 Risk Management in Law.

Semester B

  • QLLM165 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law
  • QLLM310 Compliance in Global Markets
  • QLLM361 Banking Law
  • QLLM363 International Finance Law Applied
  • QLLM365 Legal Aspects of Financing Development
  • QLLM367 International Financial Regulation
  • QLLM369 Financial Distress and Debt Restructuring
  • QLLM373 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • QLLM375 Corporate Governance and Responsibility in Finance
  • QLLM378 Securities Regulation
  • CCLE031 Derivatives in the Legal Context.

*CCLE017 Elements of Islamic Law must be taken before commencing CCLE018 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law.

**CCLE019 Accounting for Lawyers and ECCL019 Principles of Accounting cannot be taken together.

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