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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Strand Campus

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21, 17-JAN-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

Our distance-learning EU Competition Law course is particularly suited for practising lawyers, regulators, academics or if you have a specific need for knowledge in this area. Through the course you will gain an understanding of the substantive rules of EU Competition Law and the procedural framework in which they operate. This programme is studied by professionals alongside full time work commitments. The estimated time commitment is 240 hours of self study plus 32 hours teaching at the weekend seminars. Further time is needed in April for the coursework and May for examination preparation. Students are expected to manage their time independently.

Course detail

Our course focuses on the constituent provisions of EU Competition Law: Articles 101, 102, 106, 107, 108, 109 and the Merger Regulation. You will also study joint ventures, cartels, distribution agreements and licences of intellectual property rights. The remaining modules deal with particular problems of EU Competition Law procedure and enforcement. The EU Competition Law MA is only open to students who have successfully completed the EU Competition Law Postgraduate Diploma at merit level. Students on the MA course are required to write a dissertation under supervision.

Teaching and assessment

The MA is open to students who complete the Diploma at Merit level. It involves the research for and writing of a dissertation under supervision from a King’s academic. You are expected to spend at least 110 hours engaged in self-directed study. You are assessed exclusively by your dissertation which needs to be passed with at least 50%. Normally students are required to start with the MA programme within 2 years of finishing the PG Diploma programme, ie if you finish in academic year 2021/22, you can apply for the MA in academic years 2022/23, 2023/24 and 2024/25.

Career prospects

The programme is studied by competition law professionals from all over the world. The course is perceived as the must-have qualification by many in London and Brussels and is studied by lawyers in regulatory organisations worldwide. Completing this rigorous programme will you give you a competitive edge in the job market. With its practical approach you can apply your expertise immediately to your work environment. You will also have opportunities to network with professionals in your area from all over the world. Programme graduates are mostly professionals who enjoy specialisation and promotion in their existing workplace or new employment destinations.

Application deadline

28 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 3,500per year

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

University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    215 98%

    3rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    87 87%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    55th

    32

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