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  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    Lincoln's Inn Fields

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The LLM in Banking and Finance Law 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 electronic 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 ‘Islamic Finance and Commercial Law’ and ‘Ethics in Business and in Finance’
  • Attend our seminar series, featuring prominent figures from both industry and academia
  • Your fellow students will come from the UK and more than 80 other countries, each able to draw on prior academic and professional experience from different jurisdictions

Facilities

  • Free access to online databases and collections including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Justis, Eur-lex, Hein-Online and many more
  • The Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Graduate Centre at Mile End
  • Queen Mary’s excellent Law Library and European Documentation Centre
  • Access to the University of London’s Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) and the Library at Senate House

Career paths

This programme will enhance your career options by allowing you to specialise in the highly sought after interdisciplinary areas of law, economics and finance. We have dedicated law careers advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.

Graduates of the LLM have gone on to work as:

  • Lawyers in law firms such as Linklaters, Baker McKenzie, and Clifford Chance
  • Academics at renowned universities such as the University of Liverpool
  • Policymakers at a wide variety of institutions such as the European Central Bank, the European Securities and Markets Authority, the National Bank of Greece, the Financial Conduct Authority, and the Ministry of Finance, Japan
  • Legal officers and analysts at financial institutions such as Lloyds and Barclays

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 24,950per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 105 6

    10th out of 104 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    151 68%

    21st

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    19th

    8
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    97th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    171 76%

    15th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88.0 88%

    6th

    31
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    91st

    17

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