City, University of London

City, University of London

International Banking and Finance Law

The Specialism in International Banking and Finance Law will appeal to a wide variety of students at all stages of their career who have an interest in financial services law. It will enable you to develop your career in private commercial practice or in-house at a financial institution. You will also be well-prepared to embark on policy-oriented careers in the vibrant financial services sector as well as in compliance and public service. The Specialism in International Banking and Finance Law offers you the opportunity to study an important area of practice in the global financial centre, the City of London. The Specialism in International Banking and Finance Law will provide you with the knowledge, skills and insight into a highly complex and large area of law. It will equip you with the fundamentals of international banking and financial law for which the City of London is so famous. The breadth and depth of the curriculum in this specialist degree are regarded highly by banking and finance professionals. You will be given the support to explore and study banking law, taxation, investments, money markets, and many more.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a good first degree in law, or an equivalent qualification in a related discipline, and must be fluent in written and spoken English.

We expect applicants who are not nationals of English-speaking countries OR have not successfully completed an academic qualification equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree taught in English to have an overall IELTS score of at least 7.0.

Applicants with a first degree in a subject other than law will be considered, but it should be noted that this may restrict the choice of modules where content is dependent on a prior knowledge of law.

Course modules

EU Banking Law (30 credits);
EU Tax Law (30 credits);
International Banking Law (30 credits);
International Corporate Finance Law (30 credits);
International Investment Law (30 credits);
International Tax (30 credits);
Money Laundering (30 credits);
Project Finance (30 credits).
For your remaining modules you can choose from more than 50 modules covering a diverse range of subjects.

Assessment methods

The majority of modules will be assessed on the basis of written coursework of 5,000-5,500 words. Most modules have a single summative assessment with 100% weighting but there are some where there is more than one assessment and the weighting for each will be 50%. You have the option of completing formative coursework in each module. The dissertation provides you with an opportunity to display competence in legal research.

Sponsorship information

Future Finance offers students loans of between £2,500 and £40,000 to help cover tuition fees and living expenses. All students and courses are considered. All loans are subject to credit checks and approval for further details please visit the City Finance website.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 17,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 8,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

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The City Law School
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