Taught course

Competition Law LLM

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Centre for Commercial Law Studies - CCLS
Qualifications
LLM

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Entry requirements

Law graduates

The usual qualification for entry to the LLM programme is a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, of at least 2.1 honours (or equivalent). Law graduates with 2.2 honours who also have other legal qualifications and/or substantial professional legal experience may also qualify.

Non-law graduates

Non-law graduates with a minimum second class honours degree, that have also obtained a Merit (or 60 per cent) in the Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) recognised by the UK professional bodies, may also qualify. Non-law graduates may also be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience (of at least five years) in a legal area or an area directly related to their programme of study.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Competition Law LLM explores the impact of competition law in areas such as monopolies and mergers and their regulation and control; intellectual property rights and anti-competitive practices; international competition law and international trade. This is an exciting and increasingly important area of law, particularly internationally and across the EU.

  • Join the Interdisciplinary Centre for Competition Law and Policy (ICC) at Queen Mary, which conducts research in competition law and policy
  • Attend the ICC’s annual event, the Crowell & Moring Conference: Trends and Developments in Global Competition Law
  • Participate in the Global Antitrust Review (GAR), an online refereed student journal that aims to encourage and promote scholarship among young competition law scholars
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions
  • Take part in networking and social events run by the Queen Mary Postgraduate Law Society

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
pgtadmissions@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8223