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LLM Business and Financial Law

University of East London

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Course options

  • Qualification

    LLM - Master of Laws

  • Location

    University Square Stratford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

A master’s degree in law is a fantastic way for law graduates to develop a specialisation, or for non-lawyers working in related fields to gain a deeper understanding of legal issues. This LLM pathway focuses your study on Business and Financial Law, introducing you to the contemporary legal and regulatory issues that govern international business and finance. You’ll study core modules that cover critical issues in the field, with the chance to choose from an extensive list of additional optional modules that address themes like the World Trade Organisation, Corporate Social Responsibility and Banking Law.

The course is perfect for lawyers and law graduates looking for career development, although all of our LLM courses can be studied by students without a background in law, since you will be trained in the necessary analytical and legal skills.

How You'll Learn

All our LLM courses are taught through a combination of lectures, seminars and workshops. We extensively use problem-based learning, class discussion and case studies to ensure our teaching is brought to life, while all our lectures are issued as podcasts to give you greater access to learning resources and allow you to revisit specific classes. The LLM Transitional Justice, LLM International Law and Legal Practice and LLM Human Rights Advocacy pathways are supported by regular events at the Centre for Human rights in Conflict.

Your Future Career

This pathway gives you the necessary legal, financial and business training to develop highly sought-after specialist knowledge, as well as fantastic networking opportunities and the chance to work on real problems in the field. The course allows you to undertake a work-based project so you can gain practical experience and build professional links, while our renowned Law Clinic enables you to work on real legal cases with local people to enhance your clinical skills. Professionals in banking, finance, corporate governance and trade will benefit greatly from the specialist training offered in this programme, and it’s also an ideal course for law and business graduates who wish to work in the field of financial and business law.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,340per 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 East London

  • University League Table

    116th

  • Campus address

    University of East London, Docklands Campus, 4-6 University Way, Newham, E16 2RD, England

One of the few universities in London with waterfront on-campus accommodation. Each student gets their en suite room with sunsets over Canary Wharf
Diversity – 150 different nationalities are represented on the University of East London campus.
Modules designed to give international students a unique competitive edge, with industry placement options to get a truly international experience.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    111th out of 123 1

    74th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    107 49%

    93rd

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    110th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    110th

    53
  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    102 46%

    89th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    75th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    65th

    9

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