Taught course

International Financial Regulation

University of Reading · School of Law

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have a good undergraduate Honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years’ relevant work experience then you may also be eligible to apply. We encourage applications from a non-law background and all applications will be assessed on their merit.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The LLM International Financial Regulation addresses the main international financial regulation and supervision issues including the delimitation of competences between the EU and the member states. It also covers substantial law issues: an overview of the regulatory framework applicable to all three sectors of finance with a specific emphasis on banking and securities and an overview of their contemplated changes as a result of the financial crisis. The overarching aim of the LLM in Financial Regulation is to provide a course which affords a conceptual framework for the study of financial law. This LLM course is provided in conjunction with Henley Business School, providing a unique opportunity to acquire a combined perspective of financial and corporate law issues.

Information for international students

The School of Law has a large international student community and a dedicated international student support officer. For entry, evidence of English Language ability required. Normal requirements are: an overall score of 7.0 in the International English Language Test Score (IELTS) with no individual element scoring less than 6.0

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Dr Stavroula Karapapa
+44 (0)118 378 6417