Taught course

International Banking and Finance Law

University of West London · School of Law

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree from a UK university or equivalent that includes law content. If you have at least three years of legal or relevant commercial work experience you will also be considered subject to an interview.

We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment.

All applications are considered individually.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

If you are looking to work in the legal sector for multinational banking and finance corporations, this course is an ideal starting point.

Career options

Many graduates go on to successful careers with international corporations, investment banks, accounting firms, international law firms, international consultants and international fund managers. London is the centre for global banking, finance and trade, so you will be well placed to take advantage of our excellent links with major corporations.

Course overview

Our course builds your understanding of the global economy within international corporations, investment banks, accounting firms, law firms, consultants and fund managers. You will learn about employment law and legal regulations affecting international and national business and finance from teaching staff who have significant practical experience and good connections to industry.

You will cover topics including syndicated loans, bond issuances, derivatives markets and employment law. We will also compare jurisdictions outside of English courts, in the US, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The course also covers securities regulations, international banking law, international commercial arbitration and mediation law.


- Legal Aspects of International Finance

- Securities Regulation

- International Banking Law

- International Commercial Litigation

- International Arbitration

- Research Methodology

- Dissertation.

Information for international students

For more information please visit: http://www.uwl.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For information please visit the UWL website:


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

University of West London
0800 036 8888