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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Mile End

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The PGCert in Law and Economics is a joint programme offered by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and the School of Economics and Finance. This specialist programme will train in Law and Economics, an interdisciplinary topic which draws from both arenas. The programme utilises different teaching technics to challenge students. It is designed for anyone with an academic background in Law or Economics.

  • Master a new discipline. If you are a lawyer, you will consider the legal implication of financial and economic dilemmas. If you are an economist, you will consider the economic impact of new laws and regulations.
  • Gain the theory, knowledge, and practical skills required to work in any legal, banking, financial, governmental or research institutions.
  • High-profile guest lecturers have included the General Counsel and Director of the Legal Department (IMF) and the Chief Legal Advisor (Bank of England) and the former Minister of Finance of Greece.
  • Taught by academics from the Institute for Global Law, Economics and Finance (IGLEF), a forum for interdisciplinary study and research in the areas of law, economics and finance.

Facilities

  • The Postgraduate School of Law Centre in Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Graduate Centre at Mile End
  • Queen Mary’s Law Library and European Documentation Centre
  • Access to online databases and collections including: LexisNexis, Westlaw, Justis, Eur-lex, Hein-Online and more
  • Designated Trading Room offering training and access to Reuters, Bloomberg and Trading Stations
  • Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

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. There is a very high rate of employment of our students within six months of graduation. We have dedicated law careers advisers who organise events and internship opportunities with top UK and international law firms.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 8,000per year

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

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

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

Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of a campus, with guaranteed first-year accommodation, in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
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 78 5

    27th out of 103 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    156 70%

    21st

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    33rd

    24
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    163 74%

    22nd

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    37th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%

    74th

    2

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