Taught course

Economics for Competition Law

Institution
King's College London · Dickson Poon School of Law
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold a 2:1 undergraduate degree in law/economics/related discipline, or be a qualified barrister or solicitor.

Applications from candidates who have achieved a comparable academic level through past studies and where previous study, work or experience has made the applicant a suitable candidate for admission may also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

Our Economics for Competition Law programme is suitable for practising lawyers, regulators, academics and those with a specific need for knowledge of Economics for Competition Law. On completion of the course, you will have a firm understanding of the increasingly important role that economics plays in competition law and an understanding of when economic analysis is needed for a particular competition law case. Our course has been specifically designed for economists and lawyers in private practice, in-house legal advisers and representatives from the national competition authorities.

You will study market power and market definition, economic issues that arise out of Articles 101 and 102, network effects and the boundaries of competition law and intellectual property law, mergers and state aid.

The Economics for Competition MA is only open to students who have successfully completed the Economics for Competition Law Postgraduate Diploma at Merit level. Students on the follow up MA programme are required to write a dissertation under supervision.

Qualification and course duration

MA

online
24 months
distance learning
24 months

PGDip

online
12 months
distance learning
12 months

Course contact details

Name
KNect365
Email
kings@knect365.com
Phone
+44 (0)20 7017 4483