Taught course

LLM International Commercial Law with International Banking law and Financial Regulation

University of Reading · School of Law

Entry requirements

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent)

Normally a good undergraduate honours degree (2.1 or above) in Law, Economics, Finance and Business Finance or equivalent from a university outside the UK

Applicants who have a 2.2 plus 3 years relevant work experience (and/or have passed the Bar exam will also be considered)

Applicants who have a 2.2 with less experience and/or higher marks in some law modules may also be considered and are welcome to apply.

Pre-sessional English language programme

If you need to improve your English language score, you can take a pre-sessional English course prior to entry onto your degree.

Months of entry

February, September

Course content

LLM International Commercial Law with International Banking law and Financial Regulation will develop your commercial law knowledge and give you expertise in issues related to banking law and financial markets regulation.

In addition to all of the benefits of our International Commercial Law programme the pathway in International Banking Law and Financial Regulation will also provide you with an excellent base of Commercial Law knowledge combined with detailed and unique awareness and expertise in issues related to Banking Law and Financial Markets Regulation.

You will gain advanced knowledge of the regulatory and legal framework governing financial markets and financial intermediaries, and choose from modules offered from the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) Centre, a purpose-built centre of academic and professional training in finance.

For more information, please visit the School of Law's website.

Fees and funding

New UK/Republic of Ireland students: £10,800

New international students: £22,350

Tuition fee information

The fees listed are for full-time study, unless otherwise stated. Fee information will be confirmed in offer letters sent out to successful applicants. You can find further information, including information for part-time study, through our dedicated fees and funding page.

EU student fees

With effect from 1 August 2021, new EU students will pay international tuition fees. For exceptions, please read the UK government’s guidance for EU students.

Additional costs

Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources. You will also need to budget for your accommodation and living costs. See our information on living costs for more details.

Financial support for your studies

You may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary to help pay for your study. Students from the UK may also be eligible for a student loan to help cover these costs. See our fees and funding information for more information on what's available

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Global Recruitment Team