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 PG Certificate in Law and Finance you must take a total of 60 credits to inlcude at least 30 credits in Law modules (SOLM) and 30 credits in Finance modules (ECOM) to be selected from the list of options below. Students have to take 30 credits of taught modules in each semester.

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

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

Finance modules

Semester A (15 credits)

Semester B (15 credits)

Law modules

Semester A (15 or 30 credits)

Semester B  (15 or 30 credits)

**SOLM015 Elements of Islamic Law must be taken before commencing SOLM016 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law.

***SOLM234 Accounting for Lawyers and ECOM058 Principles of Accounting cannot be taken together.

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