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International Financial Law LLM

University of Sussex

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The global financial crisis has had a major impact on the way the financial system works. There is an increasing demand for professionals with expertise in international financial law.

Sussex Law School provides an international, stimulating learning environment for you to build on your knowledge. You’ll learn from today’s leading lawyers – our world-leading research underpins our teaching.

Our courses have skills training at their core and you'll be able to approach legal problems logically. And you’ll look at different perspectives and have the opportunity to widen your professional network. You’ll:

  • gain a thorough insight into issues affecting major transactions in global financial markets
  • develop a comprehensive understanding of the financial services industry
  • engage with domestic and international developments from practical, regulatory and policy perspectives on financial law.

We’ll prepare you for your future career. Brighton hosts the headquarters of major international financial corporations and only an hour from London, Europe’s financial capital. This gives you direct access to prospective employers.


This course gives you a solid formation in the field of international financial law and practice. You will be prepared to start/continue a successful career in areas such as:

  • legal practice in major law firms
  • consultancy and legal advice in multinational corporations
  • financial supervision agencies
  • international organisations.

You will also have the knowledge to go on to PhD study and then an academic career.

Graduate destinations

Recent Sussex Law School graduates have gone on to jobs including:

  • due diligence officer, BNP Paribas (Oslo)
  • customer due diligence executive, KPMG (Foshan)
  • section chief, Financial Services Agency of Japan (Tokyo)

Application deadline

01 September 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

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

University information

University of Sussex

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  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 103 5

    33rd out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    128 58%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    91 91%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%


  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    140 63%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%



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