School of Law

Pathway A Banking and Financial Services

Specialist Pathway A - Banking and Financial Services

Students must take a total of 180 credits to include the Law and Finance Dissertation, two compulsory law module  and three Finance modules  and the remaining 45 credits to be selected from the list of optional 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.

Compulsory Modules

Semester A

Semester B

Post semester B

Optional Modules

Finance elective modules

Finance modules are 15 credits each and taught over either Semester either A or B.

Semester A

Semester B

Law elective modules

  • 22.5 credits modules are taught over one Semester either A or B.

Semester A (22.5 credits)

  • QLLM164 Elements of Islamic Law**
  • QLLM150 Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers
  • QLLM155 Principles of Regulation
  • QLLM307 Economics of Competition Law
  • CCLE030 Accounting for Lawyers ***
  • CCLE033 Risk Management in Law
  • QLLM362 International Finance Law
  • QLLM366 Regulation of Financial Markets
  • QLLM368 Corporate Rescue and Cross-border Insolvency
  • QLLM372 Corporate Finance Law
  • QLLM374 Law and Ethics in Finance
  • QLLM376 International Economic Law
  • QLLM377 EU Financial and Monetary Law
  • QLLM419 International Commercial Law
  • QLLM480 Compliance Systems in Practice.

Semester B (22.5 credits)

  • QLLM165 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law**
  • QLLM310 Compliance in the Global Markets
  • CCLE031 Derivatives in the Legal Context
  • QLLM363 International Finance Law Applied
  • QLLM365 Legal Aspects of Financing Development
  • QLLM367 International Financial Regulation
  • QLLM369 Financial Distress and Debt Restructuring
  • QLLM373 Mergers and Acquisitions
  • QLLM375 Corporate Governance and Responsibility in Finance
  • QLLM378 Securities Regulation.

**QLLM164 Elements of Islamic Law must be taken before commencing QLLM165 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law.

***CCLE030 Accounting for Lawyers and ECOM058 Principles of Accounting cannot be taken together.


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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