Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (hons) or equivalent in law or a relevant business degree such as accounting, finance, economics or mathematics. Applicants without a law degree will be expected to have taken some law modules at undergraduate level or during previous postgraduate study.

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Months of entry


Course content

In an era of unprecedented global challenges, mastering the intricacies of law and finance is more essential than ever. The MSc Law & Finance course is tailored to provide this expertise, combining deep academic insights with practical applications to bridge the gap between these interrelated disciplines. 

Delivered jointly by the School of Law and the Business School, the course ensures an unparalleled educational experience. Drawing on the robust expertise of the School of Law, it covers areas such as financial, corporate, tax, competition, commercial, and banking law. This solid foundation is complemented by the Business School’s proficiency in economics, finance, accounting, and risk management, providing a unique and comprehensive educational journey. 

The MSc Law & Finance course is both analytical and practical, designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to unravel complex topics such as contracts, financial regulation, corporate governance, and risk management.

Our integrated approach enables students to understand and navigate the legal frameworks and financial systems that govern global transactions, equipping them to tackle contemporary challenges and adapt to the evolution of financial technology. 

Irrespective of whether your background is more in law or finance, we ensure you’ll develop the necessary skills to succeed. This is facilitated through ongoing support throughout the course, including language support for international students. 

Information for international students

Our English language requirements are IELTS 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in any component. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Office