School of Law

Specialist Pathway B - Law and Financial Regulation

MSc Law and Finance

Students must take a total of 180 credits to include the Law and Finance Dissertation (45 credits), two compulsory law module (22.5 credits) and three Finance modules (45 credits) 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 One

Semester Two

Optional Modules

Finance elective modules

Finance module 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)

  • QLLM017 Elements of Islamic Law**
  • QLLM023 Strategic Decision Making for Lawyers
  • QLLM024 Principles of Regulation
  • QLLM029 Economics of Competition Law
  • QLLM030 Accounting for Lawyers***
  • QLLM033 Risk Management in Law
  • QLLM360 Banking Law International
  • QLLM362 International Finance Law
  • 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.

Semester B (22.5 credits)

  • QLLM165 Islamic Finance and Commercial Law**
  • QLLM310 Compliance in the Global Market
  • CCLE031 Derivatives in the Legal Context
  • QLLM361 Banking Law
  • QLLM363 International Finance Law Applied
  • QLLM365 Legal Aspects of Financing Development
  • QLLM369 Financial Distress and Debt Restructuring
  • 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.

***QLLM030 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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