Taught course

Banking and Finance Law LLM

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · School of Law
Qualifications
LLM

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 Banking and Finance Law LLM provides a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of international finance and financial services law, covering local and international developments from both practical and policy perspectives. From financial regulation, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions, to online banking and fintech, you can choose from a wide selection of modules.

  • Cover a wide range of regulatory and transactional areas, including monetary law, banking law, financial regulation, central banking and securities law
  • Study with academics who are engaged in current banking and finance policy making and legal regulatory reforms
  • Undertake modules developed in the light of recent new regulations, such as ‘Ethics in Business and in Finance’
  • Attend our seminar series, featuring prominent figures from both industry and academia

Information for international students

English language requirements

If you got your degree in an English speaking country or if it was taught in English, and you studied within the last five years, you might not need an English language qualification - find out more.

The minimum English Language requirements for entry to postgraduate degree programmes within the School Law are:

Examining body:
IELTS7.0 overall including 7.0 in Writing, and 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
Information for other examining bodies can be found on: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/banking-and-finance-law-llm/

Fees and funding

There are a number of ways you can fund your postgraduate degree.

School of Law scholarships

The School of Law offers a range of scholarships for Law Masters programmes each year. Full details are made available on the law funding page from October – November each year.

Other sources of funding

Our Advice and Counselling service offers specialist support on financial issues, which you can access as soon as you apply for a place at Queen Mary. Before you apply, you can access our funding guides and advice on managing your money:

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
School of Law
Email
pgtadmissions@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8223