School of Law

LLM in Law and Economics modules

Read about the LLM in Law and Economics programme.

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.

Jurisprudence Pathway

Pre-sessional course in mathematics and statistics (optional)

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.

Economics Pathway

Pre-sessional course in mathematics and statistics (optional)

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

  • QLLM150 Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers
  • QLLM164 Elements of Islamic Law
  • QLLM305 Cartels, Collusion and Competition law
  • QLLM307 Economics of Competition Law
  • QLLM328 Digital Intellectual Property Law
  • QLLM330 Comparative Copyright Law
  • QLLM331 International Copyright: International Treaties and Cross-Border Litigation
  • QLLM332 Comparative Law of Patents and Trade Secrets
  • QLLM338 International and Comparative Law of Unfair Competition
  • QLLM340 Global Intellectual Property: Fundamental Principles
  • QLLM412 E-Commerce Transactions
  • QLLM360 Banking Law International
  • QLLM377 EU Financial and Monetary Law
  • QLLM376 International Economic Law
  • QLLM364 Law and Finance in Emerging Economies
  • QLLM362 International Finance Law
  • QLLM366 Regulation of Financial Markets (Not running 2018-19)
  • QLLM368 Corporate Rescue and Cross-border Insolvency (Not running 2018-19)
  • QLLM370 WTO Law: Market Access and Non-Discrimination
  • QLLM372 Corporate Finance Law
  • QLLM374 Law and Ethics in Finance    
  • QLLM392 International Commercial Arbitration
  • QLLM461 International Competition Law
  • QLLM465 International Merger Control 1
  • QLLM424 International Tax Law
  • QLLM463 European Union Competition Law 1
  • QLLM408 Telecommunications Policy Law and Practice
  • QLLM340 Global Intellectual Property: Fundamental Principles
  • CCLE033 Risk Management in law
  • QLLM480 Compliance Systems in Practice
  • QLLM358 Cyberspace Law:  Internet Jurisdiction & Dispute Resolution (Not running 2018-19)
  • QLLM359 Cyberspace Law: Protecting the Online Persona: Digital Rights in Cyberspace (Not running 2018-19)
  • CCLE021 International Macroeconomics for Lawyers (Not running 2018-19)
  • CCLE030 Accounting for Lawyers

Semester 2

Economics

Law

  • QLLM165 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law
  • QLLM306 Competition Enforcement: From Investigation to Sanctions
  • QLLM310 Compliance in the Global Markets
  • QLLM361 Banking Law
  • QLLM329 Information Technology Transactions
  • QLLM333 International Law of Patents and Related Rights
  • QLLM365 Legal Aspects of Financing Development
  • QLLM363 International Finance Law Applied
  • QLLM378 Securities Regulation
  • QLLM358 Cyberspace Law:  Internet Jurisdiction & Dispute Resolution
  • QLLM359 Cyberspace Law: Protecting the Online Persona: Digital Rights in Cyberspace 
  • QLLM373 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • QLLM371 WTO Law: Trade Remedies and Regulatory Issues
  • QLLM339 The Law of Registered Trade Marks
  • QLLM341 Global Intellectual Property: Technology and Policy
  • QLLM367 International Financial Regulation
  • QLLM369 Financial Distress and Debt Restructuring (Not running 2018-19)
  • QLLM375 Corporate Governance and Responsibility in Finance
  • CCLE032 Derivatives in the Legal Context
  • QLLM414 Competition IP and Innovation
  • QLLM409 European and International Telecommunications Law
  • QLLM413 E-Commerce Regulation 
  • QLLM425 International Tax Law: Advanced Topics
  • QLLM462 Comparative Competition Law
  • QLLM464 European Union Competition Law 2
  • QLLM466 International Merger Control 2