School of Law

MSc 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.

General Pathway

Full time students must take a total of 180 credits to include the Dissertation in Law and Finance. Full time students have to take at least 60 credits of taught modules in Law (SOLM) and 60 credits of taught modules in Finance (ECOM). The remaining credits to be selected from either of the optional finance or law modules.

Module availability: Not all options will be available every year.


Finance modules

Each finance module is worth 15 credits.

Semester A (15 credits)

Semester B (15 credits)

Law modules

  • 22.5 credit modules are taught over one semester, either A or B.

Semester A (15 or 30 credits)

Semester B  (15 or 30 credits)

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

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


Application and administrative enquiries:

Kate Allen, Joint Programmes’ Administrator (LLM Law and Economics / MSc Law and Finance)
Tel: +44 (0)20 7882 7228

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