School of Law

QLLM155 Principles of Regulation (Sem 1)

Module Description

This module examines central themes and debates in regulation and how these shape legal developments and policy reform in specific fields of economic activity. It will look at, among other things, the nature of regulation and its relationship with law, economics and politics, theories of regulation, the regulation of risk, standard setting and regulatory instrument choice, compliance and enforcement strategies and the issues of accountability and legitimacy.



Applicable Groupings

  • LLM in Banking and Finance Law
  • LLM in Commercial and Corporate Law
  • LLM in Environmental Law
  • LLM in International Economic Law
  • LLM in International Business Law
  • LLM in Legal Theory
  • LLM in Insurance Law
  • Laws (General)
  • LLM Flexible Study
  • MSc in Law and Finance
  • LLM in Law and Economics.

Mode of Assessment

5,000 word course essay


22.5 Credits