School of Law

Diploma in Law and Economics modules

Read about the Diploma in Law and Economics.

The Diploma in Law and Economics is available to study full-time for one year (12 months).

Students must take a total of 120 credits to include the core Dissertation - 90% /Group Presentation 10% (30 credits). The remaining 90 credits must be taken as two law modules (22.5 credits) and three finance module (15 credits).

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.

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
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Semester 2

Economics

Law

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