Taught course

International Banking and Finance Law

City, University of London · The City Law School

Entry requirements

To apply for this degree, you will need one of the following:

A degree (in any subject), of at least a second-class honours standard, conferred by an institution in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland or by the Council for National Academic Awards.

An approved degree conferred by an institution outside the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, and a very good knowledge of the English language.

If you are an applicant whose first language is not English, the following qualifications are also required:

- IELTS: 7.0 or above with a minimum of 6 in each area

- For the LLM we require an overall TOEFL score of 100 or better, with a minimum of 25 in Speaking, and at least 24 in every other component of the test

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The specialism in International Banking and Finance Law will appeal to all with an interest in financial services law. It will enable you to establish or develop a career in commercial private practice. You will also be well-prepared to embark on policy-oriented careers in the financial services sectors as well as in compliance and public service. Increasingly difficult aspects of international financial regulation in the aftermath of the collapse of financial institutions in 2008 and Brexit will be addressed as will pressing global issues such as money laundering and corrupt practices.


The specialism in International Banking and Finance Law offers you the opportunity to study an important area of practice in the world's premier financial centre, the City of London. The specialism in International Banking and Finance Law will provide you with the knowledge, skills and insight into a highly complex and increasingly significant aspect of global law and governance.

It will equip you with the fundamentals of international banking and financial law for which the City of London is so famous. The breadth and depth of the curriculum in this specialist degree are highly regarded by banking and finance professionals. You will be given the support to explore and study banking law, taxation, investments, money markets, money laundering and many more. Many of the modules offered at City are unique and tailored to today's ever evolving world of global financial regulation.

Fees and funding

Please visit: https://www.city.ac.uk/prospective-students/courses/postgraduate/international-banking-and-finance-law

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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