Kingston University

Kingston University

Corporate and Financial Law

This course provides students with the opportunity to acquire a detailed knowledge and understanding of legal rules relating to business; students who successfully complete the course will have acquired significant research and analytical skills in this area of law; they should therefore have substantially enhanced their prospects of gaining employment as professional or in-house legal advisors, company administrators and in other areas of work where the ability to apply and advise upon business law issues is significant.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree in law usually a 2.2 degree or above; or a good joint Honours degree 2.2 or above where the major component is in law e.g. accounting and law or combined studies; or a graduate diploma in law (CPE), legal practice course or bar vocational course or a qualification as a solicitor or barrister; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS of 6.5 overall with no element below 6.0; iBT TOEFL of 90 overall with no element below 20/30; or Pearson Academic Test of English at 59 with no element below 51.

Course modules

Modules include: Legal research theory; dissertation; company law; insolvency law; legal aspects of business finance; legal aspects of online trading. Optional modules: advocacy; alternative dispute resolution; arbitration; civil liberties and human rights; civil procedure; EU competition law; environmental law and regulation; european union environmental law; evidence and arbitral awards; family mediation; individual employment law; international economic law; international environmental law and economic development; international sale of goods and e-commerce; labour law in the global economy; law of international trade; migration theory, policy and legal practice; refugee law and forced migration; termination of employment; the single european market.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written coursework, examinations and dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
LLM Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
LLM Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,875 per Year 1 (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

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