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International Banking and Finance Law LLM

University of West London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Would you like to work as a legal expert in the finance sector? This international banking law degree will enhance your ability to work with a range of multinational corporations and international organisations.

Your studies will cover both legal and financial areas of expertise, giving you a well-rounded qualification. Furthermore, your tutors and lecturers have significant practical experience and good connections with industry.

Based in London, the global centre for banking, finance and trade, you will benefit from the excellent links that UWL has with major corporations as well as being close to the centre of legal administration and policy.

Course detail

Our aim is to produce graduates who understand the legal regulations and constraints of international and national business, as well as the financial world of international trade agencies and multinational corporations.

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.

Your teaching staff are highly qualified and have current experience of international legal practice. Their expertise will inform your studies and help you to identify a relevant topic, that supports your professional goals, for your dissertation.

Furthermore, you will have access to an on-site courtroom with laptops and video equipment for judges/advocates, which is ideal for student mooting competitions. Our Student Law Society is highly active and will provide valuable networking opportunities, in addition to social events.

Study & career progression

Firms that focus on international practice will have particular need of your skills and knowledge. Once you graduate, you will be able to seek employment opportunities with firms specialising in:

  • investment
  • law
  • consultancy
  • accounting.

Practising legal professionals can use their qualification and the skills and knowledge they have gained on the course to progress in their chosen field.

On completing this course successfully, you can choose to continue your studies and progress on to doctoral study.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,000per year

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

University information

University of West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 103 6

    67th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    112 51%

    61st

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    88th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.44 89%

    6th

    49
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    104 47%

    81st

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.40 88%

    1st

    4

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