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Course options

  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Lincoln's Inn Fields

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    9 months

Course summary

The Law and Finance PGDip is a joint programme offered by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) and the School of Economics and Finance. This specialist programme will give you professional postgraduate training if you wish to advance your career in the City, government or elsewhere in the private sector. It is designed for students with an academic background in Law who want to learn more about finance and Financial students who want to learn more about financial regulations.

  • Gain access to the latest advances of applied research and develop a thorough knowledge of market-based finance and financial law.
  • You will be taught by industry experts, many of whom advise and work with institutions including the World Bank, the IMF, the Bank of England, the European Union and the WTO.
  • Benefit 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

What you'll study

You may choose one of three pathways for the Law and Finance PGDip:

  • Law and Finance
  • Banking and Financial Regulation
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Law

You will select from different relevant taught modules from both law and finance. You will also undertake independent original research for your dissertation, which will focus on an analysis of the law and economics and finance.

You will have access to an unparalleled set of optional short courses to equip you with practical training and technical skills that are highly valued in the financial sector.

If you want to review or gain a broad understanding of financial and legal concepts, you can attend pre-sessional modules and have access to basic statistics and statistical software.

You will have voluntary access to an excellent series of lectures in Critical Thinking and Writing in Law to help you to improve your writing and research in law skills.

You will also have access to an unparalleled set of optional short courses to equip you with practical training and technical skills that are highly valued in the financial sector.

You can choose the appropriate level of study for you, as we also offer an MSc in Law and Finance and a Postgraduate Certificate in Law and Finance.

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

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£ 16,650overall cost

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

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    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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