Taught course

International Financial and Commercial Law

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

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Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in Law, or in a degree with 70% law content, or in the Graduate Diploma in Law.

If you have a high 2:2 (i.e. 57%-59%) in law, or in a degree with 70% law content, and at least 3 years of work experience in law, your application will be considered.

Months of entry

January, March, May, June, September, October

Course content

Develop your global legal career with an online Master of Laws (LLM) from The Dickson Poon School of Law, one of the world’s leading law schools.

The International Financial and Commercial Law LLM programme will provide students with an in-depth understanding, and expertise in a number of key areas of financial and commercial law, as well as with skills and analytical tools to enable them to apply, analyse and think critically.

Today, the world of commerce and finance is dominated by global trading and the free flow of capital and investments. Legal practice is constantly evolving and adapting to new products, new markets and new technologies. Financial innovation flourishes within a constantly expanding framework of financial regulation, resulting in the emergence of new market actors, new financial products and new trading techniques.

In order to conceptually capture these phenomena, we need to apply our traditional legal techniques in innovative ways and often invent new legal mechanism that better fit our global economic reality. This requires lawyers to draw on a multitude of legal sources – domestic, international and transnational – as well as the utilization of an interdisciplinary approach to law, based on the insights of finance and economics.

This law masters of law degree is taught 100% online, meaning that you can advance your education without taking a break from work, and you can fit your studies around your life commitments. You can benefit from the world-renowned teaching of King’s College London wherever you are in the world.

The course is designed for students who wish to pursue a career within financial or commercial law, and would be ideal for lawyers who wish to enhance their understanding of the world of commerce and finance, which is dominated by global trading and the free flow of capital and investments. It would also be of interest to people working in finance and business whose role has a legal focus.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • LLM
    flexible
    24-72 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Online Enrolment Service
Email
onlineenrolmentservice@kcl.ac.uk