Taught course (will run subject to approval)

Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance

De Montfort University · De Montfort University

Entry requirements

The standard entry requirements for the programme are either a degree in law or another discipline from a UK university or a relevant professional qualification or an equivalent international qualification which indicates an ability to study at the postgraduate level. Whilst some background knowledge of law is useful, a degree in law is not essential.

Your degree should be a minimum of second class, with honours, and above, or the overseas equivalent.

Months of entry


Course content

The LLM Financial Services Law, Regulation and Compliance by distance learning is a course that has been designed in response to the growing demand for legal education in the financial services sectors. This is with specific reference to the areas of: operational risk and stress testing; data protection in financial services organisations; global financial crime; the approved persons regime and compliance; and supervision and enforcement. The course provides a programme of postgraduate study, intended to develop academic knowledge and awareness of issues in financial services law, and increase understanding of the legal dimension to activities taking place in the financial services fields. This includes the extent to which they might give rise to legal issues. As well as deepening the understanding of the law in aforementioned areas, the focus throughout the programme also centres on the practical application of the law.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    part time
    27 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

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